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How E-Learning Compliance Application Can Help You Track Physical Presence Of Distance Education Program

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Physical Presence plays an important role in state authorization of distance education program in a particular state in the United States. Educational institution offering distance education program needs to maintain the physical presence standard according to the program authorizing agencies. According to National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), an institution has a physical presence when it operates a campus, branch instructional faculty whether leased or owned or administrative office within the boundaries of a state. However, the specific definition currently varies greatly from state to state, especially with regard to out of state institutions that seek to conduct any activity within another state. 
For this purpose, NC-SARA has established its own uniform standard for physical presence in distance education. This standard takes the place of all conflicting state laws but does not affect the application of existing state laws to colleges that cho…