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  • House Committee Advance Higher Education Bills

    The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a markup to debate and amend three bills as part of the effort to reauthorize the Higher Education Act.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/14/2014 11:44:07 AM

  • House Introduces 3 Higher Education Bills

    After last week’s white paper on HEA reauthorization priorities, members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee released bills on their financial aid and transparency priorities.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/3/2014 11:26:14 AM

  • Higher Ed on the Brain in Congress

    This week, the House Education and the Workforce Committee and the Senate HELP Committee released priorities for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA).

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/27/2014 1:11:50 PM

  • Bipartisan Proposal to Reinstate Year-Round Pell

    With college affordability and student loan burdens hot topics on Capitol Hill, Senators have proposed a bipartisan bill aimed to make reforms to federal student aid.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 3:33:08 PM

  • VP Biden Announces National Apprenticeship Partnerships

    The newly announced Registered Apprenticeship – College Consortium (RACC) will work to expand articulation agreements between Registered Apprenticeships and postsecondary institutions to offer more opportunities for accelerated postsecondary education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 2:07:07 PM

  • Department Proposes Gainful Employment Regulations

    The Department of Education recently proposed regulations on gainful employment requirements for postsecondary educational institutions offering federal financial aid for career training programs. This proposal comes nearly a year after a federal court struck down the department’s previous attempt to regulate gainful employment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/25/2014 9:05:43 AM

  • Landrieu Proposes Pell for Short-term Training

    Recognizing the benefits short-term postsecondary CTE programs have for students, job-seekers, employers and the economy, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) introduced the Jumpstart Our Businesses by supporting Students (JOBS) Act to expand Pell grant eligibility to students enrolling in short-term CTE programs.

    Posted by Public Policy at 2/14/2014 2:07:35 PM

  • House Committee Discusses Postsecondary Opportunities

    The House Committee on Education and the Workforce's Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce held a hearing on January 28 titled "Keeping College Within Reach: Sharing Best Practices for Serving Low Income and First Generation Students".

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/3/2014 1:19:55 PM

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