June 03, 2011
Summary of the Education Department's final gainful employment program regulations that took effect in July 2011.
ED's Final Gainful Employment Regulations
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August 07, 2017
ACE and 19 other higher education associations submitted comments on Friday to the Department of Education in response to a request from Joe Conaty, co-chair of the Agency Reform Task Force, for feedback from education stakeholders regarding Executive Order 13781. That order called for individuals to submit ideas on how to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of federal agencies.
June 14, 2017
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the department's intention to establish rulemaking committees on borrower defense to repayment and gainful employment regulations.
October 17, 2016
The regulations require states to report on and rate programs using a number of measures including student learning outcomes, placement and retention rates and feedback from graduates and their employers.
September 07, 2016
ACE and a group of 17 higher education associations submitted comments to the Education Department on the proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education.
July 25, 2016
The proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education outline how colleges and universities that offer online education programs to students in other states should be regulated.