Higher Education Act
August 28, 2014
Comments from the Higher Education Task Force on Teacher Preparation, of which ACE is a member, on Sen. Tom Harkin's discussion draft for the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
Health Care Reform
August 13, 2014
ACE and a group of seven higher education associations have endorsed two bills that would exempt full-time students from the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, which requires large employers—including colleges and universities—to offer health...
Budget and Appropriations
August 11, 2014
Letter to Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies in appreciation for their support of international education in the FY 2015...
July 22, 2014
Letter in support of passage of the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act (H.R. 3136); the Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act (H.R. 4983); and the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling...
Law and the Courts
July 21, 2014
Submitted to the Department of Education on in response to the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding proposed regulations to implement changes made to the Clery Act by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.
July 18, 2014
Comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission from ACE and 10 other organizations on the importance of protecting and promoting an open Internet.
July 17, 2014
Letter to the House of Representatives outlining ACE's opposition to the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 3393), which would combine the Hope Scholarship Credit, the American Opportunity Tax Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit, and...
July 16, 2014
Originally enacted in 2002 and reauthorized twice already, TRIA created a public-private risk sharing mechanism which has helped ensure that colleges and universities can purchase sufficient affordable insurance coverage to protect against losses...
Letter to the House in support of a bill (H.R. 4619) to permanently extend the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Charitable Rollover, which expired at the end of 2013.
July 9, 2014
Letter to the House Education and the Workforce Committee regarding a package of three bills to reauthorize the Higher Education Act.