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HACU Public Policy Statements

 

HACU's 2015 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (FY 2016)

 


 

For additional background information on HACU's 2015 advocacy agenda, click here.

 

HACU'S PLATFORM ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN 2016

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

i. HACU Response to Secretary Duncan on Negotiated Rule-Making Procedure on Teacher Education - 2015

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION:

i. HACU letter to NSF Director France Córdova - 2014

ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT (ESEA/NCLB):

i. HACU ESEA Policy Document - 2012

ii. HACU ESEA recommendations - 2012

 

IMMIGRATION AND DREAM ACT:

i. HACU Letter regarding 2013 Senate Immigration Bill

ii. HACU Case for the DREAM Act - 2012

iii. HACU Immigration Policy Statement - 2007

 

FARM BILL:

i. Farm Bill reauthorization 2012

ii. HACU USDA Provisions - 2012

iii. USDA's "List of HSACU institutions, 2013-2014"

 

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT (HEA):

 i. In March 2015, Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander released three White Papers to guide the HEA Reauthorization process in the 2nd session of the 114th Congress. The papers can be found at:

  1. Higher Education Accreditation: Concepts and Proposals
  2. Risk Sharing: Concepts and Proposals
  3. Consumer Information: Concepts and Proposals 

HACU's response to the White Paper on Risk Sharing - April 2015
HACU's response to the White Paper on Consumer Information - April 2015

 ii. HACU HEA Policy Document - 2013

iii. HSI Provisions in reauthorization of HEA - 2008

iv. The Case for Substantial Increases in Title V - 2011

v. FY 2000-2012 Title V Grants to HSIs - 2013

 

TITLE V ENDOWMENT EARNINGS:

i. Department of Education Guidances on the Use of Endowment Earnings for Scholarships from Title III and V Grants - 2014

ii. Response to Guidance from HACU and Other Associations - 2014

 

STATE DEPT. PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGES:

Dr. Flores' Testimony to House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Agencies - March 2013