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The U.S. Department of Education has issued its much-anticipated Final Rule on Title IX, which will go into effect on August 1, 2024. In a press release, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona described the Final Rule as furthering Title IX’s 50-year legacy and promise of “an equal opportunity to learn and thrive in our nation’s schools free from sex discrimination.”

  Apr 19, 2024  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Website Compliance for Higher Education in the U.S. under the GDPR

By Linh Nguyen and Sheila Sokolowski. Welcome to the second HMBR series of FAQs developed to inform colleges and universities in the United States about how various activities may bring them under the jurisdiction of European Union (EU) data protection authorities. This series focuses on website compliance and should be […]

  Oct 12, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Senate Sub Committee Passes Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill; Full Committee Vote Tomorrow

In a markup held yesterday, the U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (“Labor-HHS”) released a summary statement setting forth the key elements of the a $153.2 billion appropriations bill that passed the sub committee.  The full Senate Committee on Appropriations will take […]

  Jun 24, 2015  |  By    |   On Education

Administrative Penalty for Violating the Incentive Compensation Ban is Repayment of All Title IV Funds

As reported in Insider Higher Education, the Department of Education released a new memorandum providing that violators of the incentive compensation ban (see (b)(22)) face repaying all Title IV funds received.  This move comes on the heels of a highly critical report from Department’s Office of the Inspector General on […]

  Jun 9, 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