To protect the public from private postsecondary educational institutions or other
persons that confer or offer to confer fraudulent or substandard degrees and from
persons that use or hold fraudulent or substandard degrees or that use or claim to
hold fictitious degrees, the board shall disseminate the following information through
the board's Internet website:
(1) to the extent known by the board, the accreditation status or the status regarding
authorization or approval under this subchapter, as applicable, of each private postsecondary
educational institution or other person that is regulated by this subchapter or for
which a determination is made under Section 61.3021, including:
(A) the name of each educational institution accredited, authorized, or approved to
offer or grant degrees in this state;
(B) the name of each educational institution whose degrees the board has determined
may not be legally used in this state; and
(C) the name of each educational institution that the board has determined to be operating
in this state in violation of this subchapter; and
(2) any other information considered by the commissioner to be useful to protect the
public from fraudulent, substandard, or fictitious degrees.
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