Policy Positions and Papers
Policy Positions and Papers

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 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.
 

Bankruptcy 

AccessLex supports amending the current bankruptcy code to ease the discharge of student loans in bankruptcy proceedings.

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.

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.

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.

Data and Accountability Background

Policy Position: Student Unit Record Data System

Data and Accountability Background

Policy Position: Federal Cohort Default Rates and Law Schools

For more information on AccessLex Institute's policy positions and issues affecting legal education, you may contact us at Policy@accesslex.org