October 31, 2016
The new rules apply a uniform federal standard for the handling of student loan discharges in cases where borrowers assert fraud or abuse by institutions.
Budget and Appropriations
October 26, 2016
ACE and 33 other higher education groups sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders expressing strong support for restoring year-round Pell Grants in any spending bill they devise for the rest of FY 2017.
Health Care Reform
October 24, 2016
Three federal agencies last week announced that colleges and universities can continue providing subsidized student health insurance plans to graduate students under the Affordable Care Act.
Letter from ACE and 33 other higher education groups expressing strong support for the restoration of year-round Pell Grants in the FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.
October 20, 2016
ACE and six higher education associations submitted this letter in support of comments filed by Internet2 and EDUCAUSE in the Federal Communications Commission’s Business Data Services proceeding.
Law and the Courts
October 19, 2016
ACE, along with 23 higher education and independent schools associations, has submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in the so-called Hotchkiss School “tick-bite case,” a study abroad liability suit.
Higher Education Act
October 17, 2016
The regulations require states to report on and rate programs using a number of measures including student learning outcomes, placement and retention rates and feedback from graduates and their employers.
October 14, 2016
Amicus brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in support of the Hotchkiss School’s position in Munn v. The Hotchkiss School.
October 12, 2016
ACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments last week in response to a Department of Justice request for input on revising the regulations governing the accessibility of state and local government websites—including those of...
October 7, 2016
Comments from ACE and 12 other higher education associations to the Department of Justice on the Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking web accessibility at state and local government entities.