Category: Gov’t Relations

Gov't Relations

Trump Administration Extends Federal Student Loan Payment, Interest Accrual Suspensions

September 2, 2020

The Department of Education announced the implementation of President Trump’s recent memorandum ordering the suspension of payments and interest accrual on federally held student loans through December 31. The extension of this suspension builds upon both the legislative mandate in the CARES Act and prior administrative orders to suspend payments and interest accrual on federally […]

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Department of Education Professional Licensure Disclosure Regulation 

July 22, 2020

Following the finalization of new regulations by the Department of Education, all institutions of higher education offering programs intended to lead to professional licensure are required to publicly disclose whether completion of particular programs would be sufficient to meet licensure requirements in all states. Specifically, institutions are required to publicly provide:  A list of all […]

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Trump Administration Rescinds Previous International Student Guidance

July 15, 2020

Yesterday, the Trump administration announced its intent to withdraw previously issued guidance regarding the legal status of international students with F-1 and M-1 visas in the United States. Had the administration’s policy gone into effect, international students enrolled at U.S. educational institutions that elect to transition to fully online learning for the fall semester in […]

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