On October 4, Governor Gavin Newsom approved all three private higher education bills that had previously passed through the California legislative process.
California Senate Appropriations Committee Sends Three Postsecondary Bills for Further Action, Shelves Three Others
The California Senate Appropriations Committee returned from recess on August 12 and resumed discussion of the six remaining higher education bills.
California higher education bills remain unresolved during summer break. The seven original bills passed the Assembly, but have undergone amendments in the Senate. Read our summary of the trajectory of the bills over the past few months as we await the Legislature to reconvene on August 12.
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.
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.
The California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education recently published amended regulations governing the Student Tuition Recovery Fund effective as of August 10, 2017. The changes will impact institutions approved to operate by the BPPE and institutions that have registered as out-of-state distance learning providers.
Reminder: July 1 Deadline for Out-of-State Schools to Register to Enroll Distance Learning Students in California
Effective July 1, private postsecondary institutions outside of California that enroll California students are generally subject to new “Out-of-State Institution Registration” regulations.
As the Department of Education Revisits the Gainful Employment Rule California Legislators Propose a State Alternative
With continued questions about the Trump Administration’s commitment to Obama-era regulations, including the Gainful Employment (GE) Rule, one state is ready to jump into the fray and offer its own state-based alternative to the federal GE Rule.