More that 50 organizations representing and advocating for students, families, taxpayers, veterans, and service members submitted a joint letter to the Department of Education expressing opposition to efforts to further undermine the Gainful Employment regulation (January 2019).
NACAC joined fellow members of the College in High School Alliance in a letter to incoming Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) of the House Education and Labor Committee encouraging robust investment in dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, early college high school, and other college in high school programs (December 2018).
NACAC joined 28 fellow education associations and advocacy groups in a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, expressing opposition to reported plans to narrow the definition of sex and gender in ways that would exclude transgender individuals (November 2018).
NACAC and 51 fellow members of the Clean Budget Coalition encouraged Congress to pass the outstanding FY19 appropriations bills free of policy riders (November 2018).
NACAC joined domestic and international universities and associations in affirming commitment to international education and global engagement (November 2018).
More than 325 advocacy organizations called on returning and incoming members of the House of Representatives to pass legislation that would provide a path to citizenship for DREAMers within the first 100 days of the 116th Congress (November 2018).
In a letter to the Department of Education, NACAC and 33 other members of the Postsecondary Data Collaborative share suggested improvements to the recently updated College Scorecard (November 2018).
NACAC joined fellow members of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Coalition in a letter to the Department of Education sharing concerns regarding reports that only one percent of PSLF applicants were approved for loan forgiveness. The Coalition urges for greater transparency and program simplification (October 2018).
In response to the public comment request, NACAC shared support and recommendations for the Forward50's Higher Education Act reauthorization recommendations, which include improved access, accountability, affordability, and transparency measures.
NACAC joined fellow education advocates and organizations in a letter expressing concern over the Department of Education's reported plans to allow school districts to use federal funds to purchase firearms (September 2018).
Organizations representing students, educators, veterans, and consumers submitted public comments in response to the Department of Education's proposal to rescind gainful employment regulations (September 2018).
NACAC, ACE, and 20 other highed education organizations shared concerns and recommendations regarding the Department of Education's proposed rescinding of gainful employment (September 2018).
NACAC and 19 other members of the Coalition to Preserve PSLF shared comments regarding the TEPSLF program, which provides student loan relief to otherwise qualified borrowers who inadvertently made payments to the incorrent repayment plan (September 2018).
In response to the Deparment of Education's August decision to rescind gainful employment, NACAC submitted a letter of opposition (September 2018).
NACAC joined 19 other education associations in sharing concerns with the Department of Education regarding the final proposed borrower defense rule (August 2018).
NACAC joined 79 organizations in response to the Department of Education's final proposed borrower defense rule (August 2018).
In response to reports that the Department of Education is considering the purchasing of firearms by school districts as an allowable use of Student Support and Academic Enrichment grant funds, NACAC joined fellow members of the Title IV-Part A Coalition in a statement of opposition (August 2018).
NACAC joined fellow members of the Clean Budget Coalition in a letter to members of the Senate, urging them to oppose the addition of any poison pill riders to the Senate Fiscal Year 2019 Labor, Education, Health & Human Services and Defense "minibus" appropriations package (August 2018).
NACAC and 37 other members of the PostsecData Coliation answered the open call for comments regarding the Administration's development of an improved Federal Data Strategy (July 2018).
NACAC and 36 other education organizations filed a joint amicus brief with the US District Court in Massachusetts in the Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College lawsuit related to the use of race-conscious admission policies (July 2018).