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Request for Continued Support for Research During the Pandemic
8/3/2020Letter to Congress, the Department of the Treasury, and the White House requesting emergency funding for scientific research in the next COVID-19 relief package under consideration.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Research; Research Funding
Type:
Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief to Delay Effective Date of Title IX Regulations
7/31/2020Brief submitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in support of the motion to delay the Aug. 14, 2020, effective date of the Department of Education's new regulations on Title IX filed by the Victim Rights Law Center.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Law and Courts
Type:
Amicus Brief
Letter to Congressional Leaders Requesting Liability Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic
7/29/2020Letter in support of the Safe to Work Act, which provides temporary and targeted liability protections related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Law and Courts
Type:
Letters and Comments
Summary of the Higher Education Provisions in the HEALS Act
7/29/2020The emergency spending package released by Senate Republicans on July 27, 2020, is comprised of multiple bills known collectively as the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act.
Topic(s):
Legislation; Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations
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Bill Summary
Letter to Secretary Devos on Interim Final Rule in the CARES Act
7/2/2020Letter to Secretary Betsy Devos on the Interim Final Rule for establishing student eligibility for emergency grants under the CARES Act.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Budget; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Student Loans; Regulation
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request for Delay in Implementing the Final Title IX Rule
6/10/2020Letter from 15 higher education association presidents to Education Secretary Betsy Devos requesting a delay in implementing the final Title IX rule, which is scheduled to go into effect Aug. 14.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Sexual Assault
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request for Meeting with House Leaders on Section 117 Reporting Requirements
6/9/2020Letter to House leadership and committee chairs offering to meet for a discussion on the status of Section 117 foreign gift and contract reporting requirements.
Topic(s):
Higher Education Act
Type:
Letters and Comments
Summary of the HEROES Act
5/14/2020Summary of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, the House bill that would be the fifth COVID-19 emergency funding measure.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid; Taxation and Finance; Student Loans
Type:
Bill Summary
Summary of the Key Provisions of the Final Title IX Rule
5/14/2020An outline of the key provisions of the Department of Education's final rule on Title IX sexual assault on campus, which goes into effect Aug. 14, 2020.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Regulation; Title IX; Sexual Assault; Campus Safety
Type:
Issue Brief
Letter to the House on the HEROES Act
5/14/2020Letter to House leadership in support of the Health, Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Financial Aid; Taxation and Finance; Federal Budget and Appropriations
Type:
Letters and Comments
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