Policy Positions and Papers
Below you will find information and resources related to AccessLex Institute's position on federal policy issues having to do with access, affordability and the value of legal education.
Higher Education Act
AccessLex believes that the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act presents an opportunity to strengthen graduate and professional education to help students better manage its expense and succeed in their chosen careers.
AccessLex supports amending the current bankruptcy code to ease the discharge of student loans in bankruptcy proceedings.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
AccessLex supports preserving the original intent of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program and ensuring that graduate and professional students continue to receive fair treatment and ultimate forgiveness of their education debt.
Data and Accountability
AccessLex supports improving comprehensive higher education data for stakeholders who need this information to make crucial decisions. Students and their families need better data to help them choose the right college and program that best fits their needs. Institutions need current and robust data to effectively serve students. Policymakers need data to inform decisions related to accountability and funding.