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Department of Education Announces New Title IX Regulations

After notice and comment, the Department of Education recently released its final rule governing how schools are required to handle allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault with respect to education “programs or activities” that receive...

Cares Act Stimulus Funding for Emergency Grants to Be Released Soon

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently signed into law allocated substantial emergency funds to institutions of higher education. On April 9, in a letter to college and university presidents, Secretary DeVos...

Department of Education Announces Proposed Distance Education Rules

On April 2, 2020, the Department of Education (“Department”) published long awaited proposed rules for distance education.  The Notice of Proposed Rule Making (“NPRM”) follows on last year’s rulemaking process.  The NPRM’s issuance is more than...

OIG Provides Limited Exemption to Site-Visit Requirements

The Department of Education's Office of Inspector General recently issued a limited exemption from the site-visit requirement in Chapter 3, Section B.9 of the 2016 Audit Guide. 

The letter guidance is available here.

The 2016 Audit Guide, available...

It's Fall and the CDRs are Here!

 

The Department of Education Confirms Effect of Distance Ed. Regulations:  California Residents Enrolled in Many Distance Ed. Programs are Ineligible for Title IV Funds

The distance education regulations, which the Department attempted to put on hold, went into effect on May 26, 2019.  These regulations were originally slated to go into effect on July 1, 2018.  In its announcement on Monday, July 22, 2019, the...

New Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule Expected to Issue in September

The Office of Management and Budget announced today that the Department of Education plans to establish new regulations related to the Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule (BDR).  Changes to the Obama-era BDR regulations are expected to include...

Learn how to develop and implement an effective information security program

Steve Chema will be discussing How to Develop and Implement an Effective Information Security Program at the Private Career Colleges and Schools Region VII Financial Aid Conference in Kansas City, Missouri on January 28. For more information...

Gerry Ritzert and Peter Leyton speak at CAPPS 34th Annual Conference

The California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools held its 34th Annual Conference in Rancho Mirage, California during the week of October 10, 2018. In attendance were Gombos Leyton attorneys Gerry Ritzert and Peter Leyton, who...

Peter Leyton moderates discussion at the 2018 CECU Annual Convention

The Career Education Colleges and Universities Annual Convention brings together leaders in every aspect of career education. Among other highlights from the 2018 Annual Convention, Peter Leyton moderated a discussion with industry leaders about...