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FTC notice of penalty offense - What it is, what it isn’t, and what to do next

USA - October 13 2021 During a closed press conference last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it had issued Notices of Penalty Offense to 70…

Signs of What’s to Come - Title IX Under the Microscope Again

USA - September 8 2021 The Biden Administration releases guidance letter regarding recent Federal District Court case impact on enforcement of the regulations, and reminds…

HEERF Audit Guide for Proprietary Schools Released

USA - April 6 2021 On March 31, the Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General (ED OIG) issued the (Guide) which will govern how for-profit institutions are…

Department of Education Webinar and Website Updates Provide Additional HEERF Guidance

USA - October 8 2020 In our October 8, 2020 blog post, we provided a summary of the recent Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) guidance issued by the…

US Department of Education Issues Long-Awaited Guidance on CARES Act HEERF Reporting

USA - October 8 2020 Since the CARES Act created the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) in April 2020, institutions have faced an ever-changing landscape of…

California Legislature Passes Bill Impacting Nonprofit Higher Education Institutions

USA - September 1 2020 Despite the pandemic and the resulting abbreviated legislative docket in 2020, the California Assembly managed to resurrect one of its stalled bills…

ED Announces New System for Institutions to Report Foreign Ownership, Contracts and Gifts

USA - July 2 2020 On June 22, the United States Department of Education announced its new information collection system for postsecondary institutions that participate…

ED Issues Interim Final Rule on Student Eligibility for HEERF Funding While Courts Grant Preliminary Injunctions

USA - June 18 2020 After weeks of confusion over the US Department of Education’s guidance following its quick rollout of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund…

Reminder: ED State Authorization Rule Takes Effect July 1

USA - June 4 2020 The US Department of Education’s final regulations requiring state authorization for distance education programs will take effect July 1, 2020. The…

Last week, the Department of Education

USA - June 1 2020 Last week, the Department of Education announced it will not enforce its April guidance on the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, further…