• Higher Education Act - Legal Issues

  • House Passes Two Higher Education Bills

    On July 23, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills related to the reauthorization of the Higher Education Opportunity Act.

    Legislative Issues: Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization

    The Higher Education Act (HEOA) requires every institution of higher education in the United States that receives federal funding to disclose information on, among other things, college costs, graduation data and other consumer information, emergency procedures, and fire safety reports.

    Legal Q&A: What are the final regulations of the Higher Education Opportunity Act that recently became effective?

    Regulations of the Higher Education Opportunity Act require educational institutions make certain information available to current or prospective students, including: The financial assistance available to students enrolled in the institution; The institution’s retention rate; The institution’s completion, graduation, and transfer rate; The placement and types of employment obtained by graduates of the educational institution; and The types of graduate and professional education in which graduates of the institution enroll.

Higher Education Act - Legal Issues