This coalition letter from organizations representing students, consumers, veterans, faculty and staff, civil rights advocates, and researchers expresses concerns with multiple provisions in H.R. 6951, The College Cost Reduction Act (CCRA). Although this legislative package includes some new approaches to holding colleges accountable for student outcomes and incorporates some bipartisan proposals, the package also includes…
Comments from the Legal Aid Community to the Department of Education re Administrative Capability and Ability to Benefit
NCLC submitted comments in support of proposed regulations that will strengthen protections against schools’ false certification of financial aid eligibility of students that do not have a high school diploma or GED and help to ensure that the Department takes actions against schools that engaged in deceptive and illegal recruiting practices.
Legal Aid Comments to Dep't of Education re: School Participation in Federal Student Aid (Administrative Capability and Ability to Benefit)
These comments, submitted on behalf of NCLC and other organizations across the country that provide legal assistance to low-income student loan borrowers, address the Department of Education’s proposed regulations aimed at ensuring that schools participating in the federal student loan program provide value to students and taxpayers. These comments focus on three aspects of the…
NCLC and others submitted public comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Docket ID ED–2023–OPE–0089) regarding the Department of Education’s proposed gainful employment rule and other proposals to enhance transparency and accountability in higher education. The group represents a broad coalition of organizations working on behalf of students, veterans, faculty and staff, civil rights advocates,…
As organizations with a shared goal of ensuring that higher education students have access to high quality education that does not leave them with worthless degrees and unaffordable debt, whether they enroll in brick-and-mortar programs or in online education programs, we appreciate the call for proposals to modify NC-SARA policy. NC-SARA’s position affords it important opportunities to ensure policies exist to protect students from being harmed.
Coalition Letter to U.S. Department of Education in Response to a Notice of Negotiated for Programs Authorized Under Title IV
Comments in response to the May 24, 2021 Federal Register notice of negotiated rulemaking (Docket ID ED-2021-OPE0077) for programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).