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.
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.
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.
March 10, 2016
ACE and 13 other associations are requesting the IRS to delay implementation of new mandatory reporting requirements higher education institutions will have to include in a tax form issued to students.
Health Care Reform
December 21, 2015
Comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on the proposed 2017 Benefit and Payment Parameters, the annual rule through which it sets out Affordable Care Act policy for the coming years.
December 16, 2015
Letter to Senate HELP Committee leaders on behalf of 8 higher education associations to urge the consideration of legislation to extend the Federal Perkins Loan Program.