From Education Dive – While the state of the nation’s current higher education accreditation systems has many education advocates concerned, a Seton Hall professor writes in a new report that any federal legislative changes could be difficult.

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“There’s a lot of dissatisfaction with the current accreditation system, in terms of the speed at which it operates and in terms of quality, but moving to a new system will not be easy.” Robert Kelchen, an assistant professor of higher education at Seton Hall University said.

Kelchen is the author of an upcoming book on higher education accountability; he also penned the report “Higher Education Accreditation and the Federal Government” for the Urban Institute. The report analyzes the role of the federal government in higher education accreditation and offers solutions to existing challenges.

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