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Category: Education

Pay-as-you-Earn Regulatory Package Being Reviewed by OMB

As reported by Regininfo.gov, on June 3, the Department of Education (“Department”) sent the notice of proposed rule making for the Pay-as-you-Earn regulations to the Office of Management and Budget for review.   As reported in Inside Higher Ed on May 1, this regulatory package reached consensus from the negotiating […]

  Jun 5, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

HELP Committee to Hold Hearing on College Affordability on June 3

On June 3, 2015, at 10:00 am, the Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions (“HELP”) will hold a hearing on college affordability as part of their work on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act. The hearing will be held in room 430 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, and […]

  Jun 1, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

Analysis of APC v Duncan – NY Case Upholding Gainful Employment Rule

On May 27, 2015, in Association of Proprietary Colleges v. Duncan, the District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that the U.S. Department of Education’s (“Department”) “Gainful Employment” rule was valid in its entirety. The Court also held that: Proprietary colleges do not have a constitutionally protected […]

  Jun 1, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

Please Join Me At APSCU from June 2-4, 2015

I will be presenting on two topics at the Association for Private Sector Colleges and Universities Annual Convention and Expo: Outcomes 2025 – being held at the Denver Convention Center from June 2nd to the 4th. On Tuesday, I will be presenting “Title IX, the Clery Act and the Violence […]

  May 28, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

Court Upholds Validity of Gainful Employment Rule

In a decision issued earlier today, the federal court sitting in the Southern District of New York upheld the Department of Education’s gainful employment rule and dismissed the challenge brought by the NY Association of Proprietary Colleges (APC).   The APC put out a statement disagreeing with the ruling and […]

  May 27, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

HELP Committee to Hold Hearing on Institutional Risk Sharing

On May 20, 2015, at 10:00 am, the Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions (“HELP”) will hold a hearing on institutional risk sharing as part of their work on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act. The hearing will be held in room 430 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, […]

  May 14, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

Please Join Me at the PCCS Conference in Chicago, May 18 & 19

I will be presenting on two topics at the Regions PCCS Conference in Chicago on May 18.  My first presentation will be “The Americans with Disabilities Act & Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act: Obligations for Title IV Schools.”  This is largely a primer on ADA and Section 504 concerns, […]

  May 4, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

HELP Committee to Hold Hearing on The Role of Consumer Information in College Choice

On May 6, 2015, at 10:00 am, the Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions (“HELP”) will hold a hearing on the role of consumer information in college choice as part of their work on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act. The hearing will be held in room 430 of […]

  May 1, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

Please Join Me at the Practicing Law Institute’s Higher Education Law Workshop on May 1

Please join me on May 1, 2015 in New York at the Practicing Law Institute where my colleague Jane Sovern – the Deputy General Counsel of the City University of New York – and I will be discussing “Title IX and Claims of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence in Higher […]

  Apr 13, 2015  |  By    |   On Education
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