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Website Accessibility Proposed Rulemaking Issued

NAICU Washington Update
June 13, 2016

The Department of Justice is soliciting additional comments on the 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding nondiscrimination on the basis of disability and accessibility of web information.

Borrower Defense Proposed Regulations Published

NAICU Washington Update
June 13, 2016

The Department of Education provided an unofficial preview of the forthcoming Borrower Defense to Repayment rule, which will be released on June 16.

Senate Appropriations Committee Reinstates Year-Round Pell

NAICU Washington Update
June 13, 2016

A provision that would reinstate the year-round Pell Grant was included in the education funding bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

White House Calls on Colleges to Provide a “Fair Chance” for All Students

NAICU Washington Update
June 9, 2016

College and university leaders are being asked to eliminate unnecessary barriers for those with a criminal record.

IRS Responds to Concerns of Foreign Students Denied Tax Refunds

NAICU Washington Update
June 9, 2016

The IRS has recognized that foreign students were being improperly denied income tax refunds for their income earned and reported on tax Form 1042-S. The IRS is now taking steps to resolve this issue for all affected students.

Department of Education Releases Draft Gainful Employment Completers List

NAICU Washington Update
June 2, 2016

The Department of Education posted an announcement providing important information on the process for the calculation and release of Gainful Employment Debt-to-Earning rates.

Final Rule More than Doubles Overtime Pay Exemption to $47,476

Washington Update
May 18, 2016

The final rule on overtime pay was announced on May 17, and increases the amount employees can earn and be considered for an exemption from overtime pay to $47,476.

Department of Education Announces Dual Enrollment Pell Grant Recipients

NAICU Washington Update
May 18, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education invited 44 postsecondary institutions across 23 states to participate in an experiment to allow high school students to use Pell Grants for college-credit courses.

The National Campus Voter Registration Project Returns for 2016 Election

Washington Update
May 18, 2016

Your Vote, Your Voice is set to launch at the end of May to help educate and register voters.

Department of Education Seeks to Mitigate Barriers to Higher Education

NAICU Washington Update
May 18, 2016

On May 9, Education Secretary John King issued a letter to colleges and universities urging them to reconsider questions about applicants' criminal histories.

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