Health Care Reform
May 27, 2016
Providing subsidized student health insurance to graduate students under the Affordable Care Act.
An analysis of the IRS notice from Ernst & Young LLP regarding Affordable Care Act rules for institutions offering subsidized student health coverage to graduate students.
May 19, 2016
Letter to Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) in support of the Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act, which would significantly strengthen and expand the Pell Grant Program.
May 17, 2016
The Departments of Education and Justice released joint guidance May 13 to help educational institutions understand their responsibilities to serve transgender students. This ACE issue brief looks at select aspects of the guidance and answers...
May 12, 2016
Letter to Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) in support of the Boost Saving for College Act (S. 2869), an effort to help low- and middle-income families start saving for college by enhancing 529 college savings accounts.
Higher Education Act
April 28, 2016
Comments submitted by ACE and the five other presidential higher education associations to the Department of Education regarding the distance education provisions in the proposed regulations for teacher preparation programs.
Budget and Appropriations
April 14, 2016
Letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees expressing strong opposition to any effort to use funding taken from the Pell Grant program for any other purpose in the FY 2017 Labor-HHS appropriations bills.
April 11, 2016
Letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Department of Defense subcommittees, requesting continued support in FY 2017 for the critical funding for scientific research provided through DoD.
April 6, 2016
ACE, the Association of American Universities, and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities issued this joint statement in response to legislation under consideration by the Connecticut General Assembly to impose taxation on...
March 17, 2016
Letter to the leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees requesting support for student aid and research programs for the upcoming fiscal year.