Tag: HEA

90/10 Provisions of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Brings Major Change

Kate Lee Carey and Vince Sampson

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.

ED Announces New System for Institutions to Report Foreign Ownership, Contracts and Gifts

Shannon Noonan, Paul Thompson and Nancy Anderson

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.

Nonprofits Impacted by Proposed Legislation Aimed at For-Profit Institutions

Vince Sampson and Mike Goldstein

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.

The State Authorization Rule Still Lives – Be Ready

Nancy Anderson

The Department’s state authorization for distance education rule is slated to go into effect July 1, 2018. Institutions should start preparing now.

Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: After 60 Years, Looking at What Still Works – Or Not

Vince Sampson and Mike Goldstein

Congress is poised to give the HEA a much-needed update. The House of Representatives have introduced legislation and discussions are picking up in the Senate, but questions remain as to the scope and timing for completing action.