Aug 28, 2017. USDE publishes a database of Postsecondary Educational Institutions and Programs Accredited by Accrediting Agencies and State Approval. Educational accreditation is a type of quality assurance process under which services and operations of educational institutions or programs are evaluated by an external body to. a need for improved coordination and articulation between secondary and post-secondary educational institutions, along with standardization. with a great deal of disparity in experience…