NACAC joined 24 other education groups in letters to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, House Education and the Workforce Committee, Senate Appropriations Committee, and House Appropriations Committee, sharing concerns about the Department of Education's proposal to consolidate the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education into a new Postsecondary and Lifelong Learning office (April 2018).
NACAC joined 100 other national organizations and 87 local organizations in a letter urging Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to bring the DREAM Act to the House floor for consideration (April 2018).
NACAC, along with the Council for Opportunity in Education and over 400 other institutions and associations, wrote to leaders of the House of Representatives to express concerns regarding the negative impact the PROSPER Act would have on Federal TRIO Programs (April 2018).
NACAC joined ACE and 31 other higher education associations on an amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case examining President Trump's third travel ban, issued in September 2017, which places restrictions of varying degrees on entry to the United States from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela (March 2018).
In response to the Senate HELP Committee's request for input, NACAC and 49 other organizations share recommendations for improving postsecondary data collection and sharing requirements in reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (February 2018).
Several organizations representing students, veterans, colleges, consumers, financial aid administrators, college access providers, scholarship providers, education advocates, civil rights advocates, workers, and the business community, wrote to Congress to stress the value of the Pell Grant program, and the critical need to retain all current Pell Grant funds in the Pell Grant program (February 2018).
At the invitation of the Senate HELP Committee Chairman and Ranking Member, NACAC submitted comments on its vision of a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (February 2018).
NACAC and 80 other organizations working on behalf of students, consumers, veterans, servicemembers, faculty and staff, civil rights, and college access wrote to Congress expressing strong opposition to provisions that roll back or eliminate existing guardrails relating to program integrity and consumer protections in higher education in H.R.4508, the PROSPER Act (February 2018).
NACAC weighed in on a Discussion Paper issued by the Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee regarding certain aspects of the Higher Education Act (February 2018).
More than 250 Organizations, including NACAC, call for swift passage of the DREAM Act (February 2018).
NACAC and 34 other organizations called on the House of Representatives to make significant changes to its reauthorization of the Higher Education Act in order to prioritize college affordability and ensure access to higher education for low-income students and families (February 2018).
NACAC joined more than 2,000 national, state, and local organizations urge you to help ensure adequate funding for programs funded through annual appropriations, by continuing the bipartisan practice of providing relief from sequestration budget cuts and opposing any new efforts to cut these programs more deeply (January 2018).
NACAC joined its colleagues to urge Congress to pass a clean DREAM Act that would provide important protections for DACA-protected immigrants (January 2018).
NACAC and 148 other national organizations wrote to Congress to urge them to pass the FY 2018 spending bills free of any ideological poison pill policy riders (January 2018).
NACAC and others wrote in support of an amendment offered by Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT-2) to protect the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program under the proposed HEA reauthorization bill (December 2017).
NACAC and several other higher education associations expressed our deep concern with H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act (December 2017).
NACAC and several other education groups urged Congress adequately fund education in the annual spending bills (November 2017).
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 (November 2017).
NACAC and 42 education groups expressed their opposition to the House Tax Bill (November 2017).
NACAC and 42 education groups expressed their opposition to the Senate Tax Bill (November 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 (October 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) (October 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 (October 2017).