12-Hour Rule Expires Today; Distance-Education Providers Had Long Sought Its Demise

November 3, 2002

The U.S. Department of Education is issuing a final regulation in today’s Federal Register to kill a once-obscure financial-aid restriction that had become a source of repeated complaints. Distance-education providers have been calling loudly for the rule’s demise for several years, arguing that it prevented them from developing innovative online programs.

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