CTE Legislative Update

Higher Education Regulations Proposed by Dept. of Ed. in Effect
In June, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved H.R. 2117, the Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act, to repeal unnecessary credit hour and state authorization regulations to protect institutions of higher education and students from excessive burdens (See NASDCTEc’s blog  “House Approves Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act”).
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Debt Ceiling Talks Update
President Obama echoed yesterday a statement that he has made before about the deficit-reduction talks: “Nothing is agreed to until everything’s agreed to.”
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Bills Introduced:

  • State and Local Funding Flexibility Act
  • Put America to Work Act
  • Preserve State/Institution Authority on Authorization and Credit Hour
  • Bill to Amend WIA and Promote Manufacturing
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