(a) Development Required.—
The Secretary, in partnership with State approving agencies, shall develop a risk-based survey for oversight of educational institutions with courses and programs of education approved under this chapter.
The scope of the risk-based survey developed under subsection (a) shall be determined by the Secretary, in partnership with the State approving agency.
(2) At a minimum the scope determined under paragraph (1) shall include the following:
Complaints tracked and published with the mechanism required by section 3698(b)(2) from students pursuing programs of education with educational assistance furnished under laws administered by the Secretary, based on severity or volume of the complaints.
Compliance with section 3680A(d)(1) of this title.
Review of the advertising and recruiting practices of the educational institution, including those by third-party contractors of the educational institution.
The Secretary, in partnership with the State approving agencies under this chapter, shall establish a searchable database or use an existing system, as the Secretary considers appropriate, to serve as a central repository for information required for or collected during site visits for the risk-based survey developed under subsection (a), so as to improve future oversight of educational institutions with programs of education approved under this chapter.
To the maximum amount feasible, the Secretary, or a State approving agency, as applicable, shall provide not more than one business day of notice to an educational institution before conducting a targeted risk-based survey of the institution under this section.
(Added Pub. L. 116–315, title I, § 1013(a)(1), Jan. 5, 2021, 134 Stat. 4942; amended Pub. L. 117–16, § 7(a)(3), (b)(1), June 8, 2021, 135 Stat. 285; Pub. L. 117–333, § 12(a), Jan. 5, 2023, 136 Stat. 6134.)