The FTC announced that it had issued Notices of Penalty Offense to for-profit colleges and was cracking down on unfair and deceptive conduct in the education marketplace.
The Biden Administration releases guidance letter regarding recent Federal District Court case impact on enforcement of the regulations, and reminds constituents of the its commitment to ensure students are guaranteed an educational environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, and its plan to strengthen enforcement through the publication of new rules and additional guidance.
The Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General issued the Guide for Compliance Attestations Engagements for Proprietary Schools Expending Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Grants on March 31.
President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11. The ARPA includes a major change in the 90/10 revenue test that provides for-profit institutions and their students access to the FSA programs.
The Department of Education’s webinar provided some helpful additional context and explanation regarding the October 30 HEERF institutional reporting requirements.
In this post, we recap previous guidance from the Department of Education, as well as the newest updates focused on the institutional portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.
Proposed changes to recognition of nonprofit and public institutions have been signed into law and will become effective January 1, 2022, just in time for the out-of-state registration process to become more complex.
The California Legislature passes AB70, amending the CA Private Postsecondary Education Act as it relates to the authority of the BPPE to verify an institution’s nonprofit status.
On June 22, the United States Department of Education announced its new information collection system for postsecondary institutions that participate in the Title IV programs to comply with the foreign owner, contract and gift reporting obligations under the HEA.
ED Issues Interim Final Rule on Student Eligibility for HEERF Funding While Courts Grant Preliminary Injunctions
On June 17, the US Department of Education issued an interim final rule limiting student eligibility for CARES Act emergency grants.