January 21, 2015
Letter to Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), endorsing his bill to increase the student loan interest deduction from $2,500 to $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for joint filers, along with other changes.
Higher Education Act
January 2, 2015
Comments to the Office of Management and Budget in response to the "Information Collection Request" on the estimates of cost burden on the Department of Education's proposed regulations for teacher preparation programs.
December 19, 2014
Letter urging the White House to further simplify the college financial aid process by directing the Secretary of Education to base federal student aid eligibility on the tax data that are available when students typically apply to college.
December 16, 2014
Letter to the Senate urging approval of the Terrorism Risk Insurance (TRIA) Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (S. 2244) as passed by the House without additional amendments.
Letter to the Census Bureau in response to the request for comments on the "American Community Survey Content Review Results" published in the Oct. 31, 2014, Federal Register.
December 10, 2014
Letter to all members of the House and Senate, urging them to pass a permanent extension of the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Charitable Rollover this year.
Budget and Appropriations
November 25, 2014
Letter to Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA), chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) expressing strong opposition to any effort to use funding...
Law and the Courts
November 21, 2014
Submitted by ACE, the Association of Governing Boards and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in support of the NCAA in its appeal of the O'Bannon class-action antitrust lawsuit.
November 19, 2014
Statement of Jack Bernard, associate general counsel for the University of Michigan, to the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. Bernard testified on behalf of the higher education...
October 21, 2014
Submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, this brief supports the Hotchkiss School in its appeal of a lower court ruling that awarded $41.75 million to the plaintiff for allegedly suffering a tick bite while on a study-abroad...