Higher Education Act
June 22, 2016
The House Education and the Workforce Committee has approved five higher education measures focused on improving the financial aid process, enhancing consumer information and strengthening federal programs that support the work of minority-serving...
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.
Budget and Appropriations
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations subcommittee yesterday approved a $162 billion funding bill for FY 2017 that restores year-round Pell Grants and increases the maximum grant award from $5,815 to $5,935.
Labor and Employment
June 6, 2016
Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-anticipated final rule on overtime pay. This issue brief will help campuses prepare before the new rule goes into effect on Dec. 1.
Health Care Reform
May 27, 2016
A free video and powerpoint slides are now available of the May 12 ACE webinar exploring whether helping graduate students pay for student health insurance could trigger penalties for colleges and universities under the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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 25, 2016
The issue brief helps colleges and universities understand their responsibilities to transgender students under the new guidance documents issued by the Departments of Education and Justice.