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FTC Notice of Penalty Offense – What it is, what it isn’t, and what to do next

Dee Bansal, Vince Sampson, Jay Vaughan, David Mills and Scott Dailard

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.

Signs of What’s to Come – Title IX Under the Microscope Again

Kate Lee Carey and Caitlyn Shelby

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.

HEERF Audit Guide for Proprietary Schools Released

Rebecca Flake and Kate Lee Carey

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.

California Legislature Passes Bill Impacting Nonprofit Higher Education Institutions

Kate Lee Carey

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.