August 1, 2016
Comments to the Department of Education from ACE and nine other higher education associations on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding borrower defenses to repayment published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2016.
Comments to the Department of Education from ACE and 13 other higher education associations on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding borrower defenses to repayment published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2016.
Higher Education Act
June 21, 2016
Letter to Reps. John Kline (R-MN) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) of the House Education and the Workforce Committee on the package of higher education legislation the committee will consider on June 22.
June 8, 2016
The U.S. Navy has announced that due to budget constraints, it soon will be closing its Navy College Offices, which provide pre-enrollment advising to sailors interested in working on a college degree or postsecondary credential.
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 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.
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.
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.