December 13, 2017
Higher education news this morning is again focused on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s actions on the PROSPER Act, which looks to reauthorize the main law governing higher education—see Inside Higher Ed, The Washington Post, and...
Higher Education Act
The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act now goes to the full House for consideration.
December 11, 2017
ACE and 36 other higher education associations sent a letter today to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce as it begins the process of reauthorizing the primary federal law governing higher education, last updated in 2008.
December 8, 2017
ACE and nearly fifty other higher education associations sent this letter to the Congressional tax reform conference committee ahead of its first meeting to produce unified legislation.
ACE today sent a letter to the House-Senate conference committee negotiating a final bill that reiterates the higher education community's concerns with the bills approved by both chambers.
December 4, 2017
The Senate on Saturday approved its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a bill ACE President Ted Mitchell called “a significant improvement over the measure passed by the House” but still problematic for higher education.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce has released a comprehensive bill to reauthorize the HEA, last renewed in 2008. The legislation includes some positive proposals but could negatively impact students and college affordability.
ACE summary of the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity Through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, introduced in the House of Representatives on Dec. 1, 2017.
December 2, 2017
The Senate has approved its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a measure ACE President Ted Mitchell called “a significant improvement over the measure passed by the House” but still problematic for higher education.