December 30, 1899
On Nov. 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education issued its long-awaited notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding additional regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The NPRM was officially published in the Federal Register Nov. 29, marking the start of a 60-day period for public comment by any interested party.
ACE and 60 higher education associations submitted comments on the proposed rule Jan. 30, 2019.
The groups believe while there are some elements in the proposed regulations that could be effective, on the whole, they are problematic. The comments note provisions of the the groups believe would help institutions address sexual harassment, provisions that could undermine these efforts, and provisions that require clarification.
June 25, 2019
Student debt plans from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren could have unintended consequences, according to The New York Times’ The Upshot . . . A new federal court order may have significant implications for adjudicating sexual assault cases at...
June 24, 2019
The 2019-20 class of the ACE Fellows Program kicked off their leadership development experience with an orientation June 14-15 at ACE’s offices in Washington, DC.
Budget and Appropriations
On a related note, ACE and six other higher education groups request clarification from the Department of Education on foreign gift and contract reporting requirements.
June 19, 2019
The GI Bill, a landmark piece of legislation that has helped millions of veterans pay for postsecondary education, marks its 75th anniversary on June 22.
The House has passed a $982.8 billion minibus spending package that appropriates funding for four separate FY 2020 spending bills, including the one for Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education.
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