- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Student and Exchange Visitor Program released a policy bulletin Friday clarifying how university-run English-language programs should prove that they are accredited.
- Two documents will be required—a statement certifying that the program is run under an already-accredited larger program, as well as a statement from the institution's head stating that the program is run under the institution.
- The clarification comes after negative feedback followed the department's previous announcement that English programs would need special accreditation.
From the article:
Weeks after it caused a furor by suggesting that university-run English-language programs would have to receive separate accreditation, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security late Friday issued a policy statement clarifying how such programs can demonstrate they are covered by institutional accreditation. ...