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.
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.
Labor and Employment
May 26, 2016
On May 23, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-anticipated final rule on overtime pay, which will have a significant impact on colleges and universities nationwide. This issue brief on the new rule will help institutions prepare for when...
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.
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.