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New Regulations Change The Rules For Federal Student Loans
To address public concerns about the financial stability of higher education institutions, the new regulations impose stricter financial accountability requirements.
United States
11 Sep 2019
Religious Institutions Update: September 2019
Rehearing Denied for Elementary School Against Catholic Teacher's ADA Claim
United States
5 Sep 2019
New Jersey Passes New Law To Help Student Loan Borrowers: Servicers Should Take Note
New Jersey has passed a law designed to assist potential and existing student loan borrowers in understanding and managing their student loans.
United States
30 Aug 2019
First Circuit Splits From Sixth Circuit And Education Department On Title IX
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit determined that constitutional due process principles do not require public universities to permit respondents or their advisors to cross-examine complainants in Title IX matters.
United States
15 Aug 2019
Foreign Gifts To U.S. Educational Institutions Under Increased Scrutiny
The U.S. Department of Education has started investigations into whether U.S. colleges and universities have complied with Section 117 of the Higher Education Act regarding reporting gifts from, or contracts with, foreign sources.
United States
1 Aug 2019
Religious Institutions Update: June 2019
Government surveillance of individuals due to their religious identity is actionable under federal law.
United States
1 Jul 2019
Education Dept. Confirms Requirements To Report Litigation, Settlements, Specified Liabilities
New guidance confirms that both private and public institutions of higher education must notify the U.S. Department of Education about specified liabilities and lawsuits.
United States
17 Jun 2019
President Trump's Executive Order Addresses Free Speech And Student Loan Debt
President Donald Trump has issued a new Executive Order (EO) that addresses generally speech restrictions that do not "promote free inquiry
United States
5 Apr 2019
Office For Civil Rights Changes Its Complaint Processing Manual Again
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has revised its Case Processing Manual (commonly referred to as the CPM) yet again.
United States
29 Nov 2018
Newly Proposed Title IX Regulations Promise Sweeping Changes
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has proposed sweeping changes to the regulations implementing Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sexual harassment and sex discrimination.
United States
23 Nov 2018
Illinois Open Meetings Act: No Closed Session Can Discuss Employees As A Class
The Illinois Attorney General (the AG) has concluded in a binding opinion that Western Illinois University's Board of Trustees (WIU Board) violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA)...
United States
12 Oct 2018
Trump Administration Examines U.S. Universities' Partnerships With Chinese Entities
Amid the Trump Administration's plan to reduce China's access to U.S. intellectual property, the federal government is imposing tighter scrutiny over U.S. universities' research partnerships...
United States
9 Jul 2018
National Science Foundation Sexual Harassment Notice
On Feb. 8, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced in its "Important Notice to Presidents of Universities and Colleges and Heads of Other National Science Foundation Grantee Organization" that it was taking steps to promote safe and productive research environments.
United States
13 Feb 2018
New Title IX Guidance: Steps To Take Now
The U.S. Department of Education rescinded two major Office for Civil Rights guidance documents interpreting the application of Title IX to reports of sexual misconduct.
United States
16 Oct 2017
U.S. Department Of Education Signals It Will Revise Title IX Guidance
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos gave a speech on Sept. 7, 2017, at George Mason University that was described by the U.S. Department of Education as "Remarks on Title IX Enforcement."
United States
15 Sep 2017
Office For Civil Rights Changes Complaint Investigation Policy
Reversing the practice under the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has just issued new internal guidance changing how regional OCR offices...
United States
5 Jul 2017
FOIA And Public Records: IHSA 3, BGA
In Better Government Association v. Illinois High School Association and High School District 230 IL Supreme Court No. 121124, the Illinois Supreme Court, on May 18, 2017, affirmed an appellate court's ruling...
United States
30 May 2017
Seventh Circuit Agrees: Student-Athletes Are Not Employees Under The FLSA
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Gillian Berger, et al. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al, 16-1558 (7th Cir. 2016)...
United States
15 Dec 2016
NLRB: Graduate, Undergraduate Teaching Assistants Are Employees Under NLRA
The NLRB on Aug. 23, 2016, issued a 3-to-1 decision concluding that graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants at Columbia University are employees under the NLRA.
United States
1 Sep 2016
U.S. Department Of Education Issues Revised Handbook For Campus Safety And Security Reporting
The U.S. Department of Education has updated The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting, the primary resource for institutions of higher education seeking guidance on their campus safety and security reporting obligations.
United States
18 Jul 2016
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