Month: April 2019

Neg Reg Expands Professional Licensure Disclosure Rules in Consensus on State Authorization

Nancy Anderson, Caitlyn Shelby and Paul Thompson

The Negotiated Rulemaking committee reached consensus on revisions to the Department of Education’s state authorization rules, drawing on provisions in the 2016 state authorization rule.

Surprise: Accreditation and Innovation Neg Reg Reaches Consensus

Robin Dasher-Alston, Mike Goldstein, Naomi Harralson May and Caitlyn Shelby

The negotiated rulemaking committee focused on accreditation and innovation reached consensus on three buckets of issues.

California Presses Forward with Bill to Ban OPM Tuition Share Arrangements

Nancy Anderson, Kate Lee Carey, Mike Goldstein, Vince Sampson and Paul Thompson

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.

Recent Developments in State Authorization

Nancy Anderson, Paul Thompson and Mike Goldstein

Washington State, Oregon and New York have joined California in considering state legislation to fill perceived gaps in enforcement of federal regulations by the Department of Education.

At Long Last…ED Issues Guidance Regarding Implementation of the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Rules

Kate Lee Carey

The Department of Education has issued guidance to institutions on the Borrower Defense to Repayment regulations.