American Council on Education, NACAC and other higher education associations express concern about the Senate version of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Nov 2017).
NACAC and 42 education groups expressed their opposition to the House Tax Bill (Nov 2017).
NACAC and 42 education groups expressed their opposition to the Senate Tax Bill (Nov 2017).
Members of the College in High School Alliance urge Congress to include provisions that support the growth of dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and early college high school in any reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Oct 2017).
NACAC and 56 local, state, and national immigrant, civil rights, faith-based and labor organizations express support for the DREAM Act (S. 1615) and concern about the SUCCEED Act (S. 1852) (Oct 2017).
NACAC joins an amicus brief challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s unlawful delay of a 2016 rule designed to protect student loan borrowers from school fraud, abuse, and abrupt closures (Oct 2017).
41 organizations, including NACAC, urge the Department of Education to place the interests of students front and center as the Department explores potential changes to regulations (Sept 2017).
NACAC joins the Clean Budget Coalition urging the House appropriators to oppose any harmful policy riders when passing the FY18 spending bills (September 2017)
NACAC joins TICAS and a variety of education organizations encouraging the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee to fully fund the Pell Grant program, and urging the subcommittee to consider increasing the maximum Pell amount (September 2017)
NACAC joins over 30 education organizations urging President Trump to continue the DACA program and protect DACA students who contribute to our schools and communities (August 2017)
NACAC joins ACE and other organizations to encourage the President to maintain DACA protections and rights for hundreds of thousands of students and DACA recipients (August 2017)
NACAC supports the newly introduced "Know Before You Owe" Act of 2017, which would change student loan counseling requirements and encourage students to borrow responsibly (August 2017)
NACAC submits comments on the federal register urging Secretary DeVos and the Department of Education to protect the gainful employment regulations that protect students from unscrupulous institutions (August 2017)
NACAC joins ACE and higher education groups to urge passage of the DREAM Act (July 2017)
NACAC joins the APLU and a coalition of higher education organizations to urge the Department of Homeland Security to stop proposed changes to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (July 2017).
NACAC joins coalition issuing statement regarding the $500 million appropriated amount for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants for FY 18 (July 2017)
NACAC joins a coalition of advocacy groups protecting students and taxpayers to express opposition to the decision to delay the GE and BD regulations (July 2017)
NACAC joins 310 groups urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to finalize the rule to limit binding or forced mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer finance contracts (July 2017)
NACAC expresses disappointment with the Department of Education's decision to delay and renegotiate borrower defense and gainful employment (July 2017)
NACAC comments on the federal register urging Secretary DeVos and the Department of Education to protect the gainful employment and borrower defense regulations, which protect students from predatory colleges (July 2017)
NACAC joins 173 groups urging Congress to pass a budget for FY 2018 that leaves out ideological riders, which are extraneous policy issues that get included in budget legislation. The Clean Budget Coalition advocates for Congress to focus on passing a budget that avoids political additions (July 2017)