Budget and Appropriations
March 28, 2018
ACE sent this letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies thanking members for their support for student aid and research in the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.
ACE sent this letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies thanking members for their support for student aid and research in the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.
March 22, 2018
Letter to congressional leaders stating our appreciation for the commitment to student aid and scientific research demonstrated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act, also known as the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.
Higher Education Act
February 23, 2018
In response to a call for comments by the Senate HELP committee on February 13 regarding the Higher Education Act reauthorization, ACE and 47 other higher education assocations submitted a letter listing 7 pinciples that represent broad goals of the...
February 15, 2018
Letter from ACE and 38 other higher education associations to Reps. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act (PROSPER).
February 14, 2018
Letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, asking them to prioritize student aid and research funding as they write the Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill for FY 2018.
February 6, 2018
ACE sent this letter Feb. 6 to the Department of Education outlining concerns expressed by colleges and universities regarding the state authorization regulations set to go into effect July 1, 2018.
February 5, 2018
As Congress faces a deadline this week to pass funding legislation and keep the government open, ACE and 18 other associations are
urging lawmakers to also adopt legislation providing permanent legal status for DACA registrants and Dreamers.
ACE President Ted Mitchell addresses claims that federal student aid is responsible for tuition increases, a theory known as the Bennett Hypothesis. This concept has been rigorously explored and the available research does not support it.
Letter from the Student Aid Alliance to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, urging them to address the need for additional funding for federal student financial aid programs in the upcoming FY 2018 spending bill.