Law and the Courts
April 30, 2015
Issue brief on the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights new guidance package on campus Title IX coordinators. The brief summarizes aspects of the new guidance and flags selected points that OCR has not previously conveyed.
A group of higher education associations, including ACE, released this statement on the introduction of the PATENT Act in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Higher Education Act
Response to one of three policy papers issued March 23 by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chair of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, on topics related to reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
April 28, 2015
April 14, 2015
Comments to the Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform on tax provisions important to higher education, students and families.
April 1, 2015
This memo addresses provisions in the Campus Accountability and Safety Act relating to matters such as confidential advisors; climate surveys; Clery Act reporting obligations; agreements with law enforcement agencies; definitions; and terminology.
February 27, 2015
Letter to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in support of his recently introduced bill to make a number of important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and Lifetime Learning Credit.
Budget and Appropriations
Letter from higher education association presidents to House and Senate budget committee leaders, urging Congress to repeal the 2013 sequestration cuts and give a high priority to higher education and research funding in the FY 2016 budget...
February 23, 2015
Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing legislation that would block some of the most controversial Department of Education regulations that impact colleges and universities.
February 18, 2015
Comments to the Department of Education on the framework released in December 2014 for the Obama administration's proposed Postsecondary Institution Ratings System.