The deadline for affected institutions to file reports with the Department of Education under the Obama-era Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule (BDTR) is fast approaching.
The California Assembly Higher Education Committee unanimously voted to advance a bill, AB 1345, designed to exclude OPMs and service providers from tuition share arrangements.
At Long Last…ED Issues Guidance Regarding Implementation of the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Rules
The Department of Education has issued guidance to institutions on the Borrower Defense to Repayment regulations.
Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) have introduced the PROTECT Students Act, which contains numerous provisions intended to target for-profit institutions; however, the collateral impact on independent institutions may be significant.
Part III in our series on the proposed bills in the California Assembly recaps two bills (AB1341 and AB1342) that would significantly affect both in-state and out-of-state nonprofit institutions and institutions considering a conversion to nonprofit status.
The nationwide indictments by the DOJ exposed the college admissions process to unprecedented scrutiny. Institutions of higher education should consider self-assessment and other proactive measures immediately.
California Jumps in with Sweeping Statutory Proposals – Part II (Registered Online Institutions and STRF)
Part two in our series on the seven new bills a group of six California Assembly members have introduced focuses on registered online institutions and the California Student Tuition Recovery Fund.
California Jumps in With Sweeping Regulatory, Statutory Proposals Affecting VA Benefits, Other Issues
California has introduced a legislative package of seven new bills that would substantially impact institutions operating in California under the approval of or through registration with the BPPE. This is the first in a series of blog posts on these bills.