Health Care Reform
May 14, 2015
Comments to the IRS on a notice released Feb. 23 regarding excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health plans, the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Plan" tax.
Higher Education Act
May 8, 2015
Response to one of three policy papers issued March 23 by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chair of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, on topics related to reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
May 7, 2015
Letter from ACE and Universities Canada to Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) about the OECD’s AHELO (Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes) project. In the letter, the...
Law and the Courts
April 30, 2015
Issue brief on the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights new guidance package on campus Title IX coordinators. The brief summarizes aspects of the new guidance and flags selected points that OCR has not previously conveyed.
A group of higher education associations, including ACE, released this statement on the introduction of the PATENT Act in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
April 28, 2015
April 14, 2015
Comments to the Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform on tax provisions important to higher education, students and families.
April 1, 2015
This memo addresses provisions in the Campus Accountability and Safety Act relating to matters such as confidential advisors; climate surveys; Clery Act reporting obligations; agreements with law enforcement agencies; definitions; and terminology.
February 27, 2015
Letter to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in support of his recently introduced bill to make a number of important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and Lifetime Learning Credit.