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May 2, 2016
AASCU Letter to the U.S. Department of Education on teacher preparation regulations (Read

May 2, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Politico Morning Edition on federal efforts to combat campus sexual assault (Read)  

April 27, 2016
Coalition letter to CFPB Director Richard Cordray regarding forced arbitration (Read

April 15, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Military Times article "Few insights for troops and veterans in the government's college finders." (Read

April 14, 2016
Coalition statement on the Pell Grant surplus (Read

April 13, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article "Sanders, Clinton divided over 'tuition free' or 'debt 'free' (Read

April 8, 2016
Letter to NACIQI recommending denying application for recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). (Read

April 6, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The New York Times article "Why Upperclassmen Pay More." (Read

April 6, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Clinton vs Sanders on States' Role" (Read

April 4, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Politifact story "Bernie Sanders says Wall Street tax would pay for his free tuition plan." (Read

March 25, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in NPR Story "A Path 'To Debt Relief' for Defrauded Corinthian Students." (Read

March 17, 2016
Coalition letter on the FY17 Budget (Read

March 4, 2016
Coalition letter re: forced arbitration and Title IV of the Higher Education Act HEA (Read

February 16, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Policy.Mic article "Federal Agents With Automatic Weapons Arrested This Man for Not Paying His Student Loans." (Read

February 12, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Huffington Post article "A New U of Phoenix? Or Just New TV Ads?" (Read)  

February 11, 2016
Coalition letter regarding Department of Labor's Misguided overtime proposal (Read

February 10, 2016
AASCU Federal Advisory on the FY2017 Budget (Read

February 10, 2016
Letter to Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) regarding the Higher Education Act and drug convictions (Read

February 8, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Buzzfeed News article "Education Department Touts a New Crackdown On Fraud By Colleges." (Read

February 8, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The New York Times story "University of Phoenix, Apollo Education Group, Will be Taken Private." (Read

February 5, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Washington Post article "College is the new cable bundle. Do students deserve a 'Netflix'?" (Read

February 5, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Huffington Post article "Obama Ridiculed for Sluggish Moves on College Accreditation." (Read

February 4, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Reuters article "Si or no? U.S. states debate swapping computer coding for languages." (Read

February 3, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in CNN Politics article "Can Bernie Sanders deliver free college for all? Not so easily" (Read

January 28, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted CNHI article "Colleges Could be Held Accountable for Students' Bad Debts" (Read

January 13, 2016
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Huffington Post article "The Obama Administration Just Hired One of Its Biggest Critics." (Read

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