Education Related Legislation and Regulations

 

Read AccessLex Institute's blog posts and other resources on education legislation and regulations:

 

October 4, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R.4391, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Modernization Act

 

September 30, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute Statement on Senate Higher Education Act Reauthorization Legislation

 

July 24, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3833, the Streamlining Income-driven, Manageable Payments on Loans for Education (SIMPLE) Act

 

July 11, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3519, the Better Service to Borrowers Act

 

July 1, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3418, the Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act

 

June 24, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3334, the Expanding Access to Graduate Education Act

 

June 4, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S.1696, the Student Loan Tax Elimination Act

 

April 12, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S.1203, the What You Can Do for Your Country Act

 

April 11, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S.568, the Child Care for Working Families Act

 

March 20, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute Disagrees with White House's Vision for the Higher Education Act

 

March 18, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S. 800 and H.R. 1766, the College Transparency Act

 

March 12, 2019

 

Statement Addressing the President's Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Priorities

 

March 4, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S. 609 and H.R. 3689, the Protecting JOBs Act

 

February 19, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R.1161 and S.2015, the Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act

 

July 25, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Applauds Aim Higher Act’s Proposals to Increase Access and Affordability

 

June 21, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bills to Prohibit Revoking Professional Licenses Because of Student Loan Default

 

May 23, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Expresses Concern with PROSPER Act Provisions That Will Harm Law Students

 

April 24, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Provisions in Banking Bill to Protect Student Loan Borrowers

 

February 12, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Statement Addressing the President's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Priorities

 

December 4, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Calls For Substantial Improvements to House Higher Education Act Reauthorization Legislation

 

October 25, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Modernize Student Loan Disclosures

 

September 11, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Comments on U.S. Department of Education's Evaluation of Existing Regulations

 

September 1, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Comments on Department of Education Student Aid Data Collection

 

July 31, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Simplify Repayment Process for Struggling Borrowers

June 16, 2017

 

U.S. Department of Education Notice to Establish Negotiated Rulemaking Committees for Defense to Repayment and Gainful Employment Regulations

 

June 16, 2017

 

U.S. Department of Education Notice to Delay Effective Date of Defense to Repayment Regulations

 

June 7, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Letter in Support of Reinstating the In-School Interest Subsidy for Graduate and Professional Students

 

June 1, 2017

 

Summary of Trump FY2018 Budget Proposal

 

May 31, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Letter In Support of the Match Veterans to Student Loan Protections Act

 

May 25, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Letter In Support of FAIR Student Credit Act

 

May 23, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Statement Addressing the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Priorites

 

May 18, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Improve Higher Education Data Transparency

 

May 11, 2017

 

New 2017-18 Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Announced

March 14, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Eliminate Tax on Certain
Discharged Student Loans

January 18, 2017

 

New Agreement Between Department of Treasury and Department of Education will Simplify the Income-Driven Repayment Process

October 28, 2016

 

Final Defense to Repayment Regulations Released by U.S. Department of Education

September 12, 2016

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Legislation to Increase Enrollment in
Income-Driven Repayment Plans

August 3, 2016

 

Newly Released Ed Guidance Clarifies Issues Related to FAFSA
and PPY Tax Information

June 13, 2016

 

U.S. Department of Education Announces Proposed Defense to
Repayment Regulations

 

May 12, 2016

 

New 2016-2017 Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Announced

 

May 2, 2016

 

AccessLex Institute Supports the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act

 

February 12, 2016

 

President Obama Releases FY2017 Budget Proposal