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February 19, 2015
AASCU Statement on the "Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief" Act (Read)

February 19, 2015
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article "Is there a legal case in acceptance-letter blunder?" (Read)

February 18, 2015
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in New York Times article "We're Sorry, Applicants. We Accepted You in Error." (Read)

February 18, 2015
Coalition letter to the U.S. Department of Education re: Postsecondary Institution Ratings System (PIRS (Read)

February 12, 2015
AASCU mentioned in Washington Post article "115 education groups: GOP No Child Left Behind legislation is vastly underfunded." (Read)

February 10, 2015
Coalition letter to Rep. Meadows re: Student Worker Exemption Act of 2015 (H.R. 210) (Read)

February 9, 2015
Coalition letter to U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee Chair John Klein (R-MN) opposing the authorizing levels in HR 5 (Read)

February 2, 2015
Coalition letter on Teacher Prep (Read)

February 2, 2015
AASCU Federal Advisory Re: President Obama's FY16 Budget (Read)

January 27, 2015
Coalition letter to Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) re: American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015 (Read)

January 24, 2015
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Associated Press article "Fake Schools Draw Scrutiny of Federal Regulators." (Read)

January 23, 2015
AASCU's Dan Hurley quoted in University World News article "Obama eyes legacy with free higher education plan." (Read)

January 16, 2015
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in WOUB Public Media article "Students Say Obama's Free College Proposal Would Help Them." (Read)

January 13, 2015
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education article "Obama Proposes Bill to Protect Student Data, but Not in Higher Education (Read)

January 10, 2015
AASCU quoted in El Paso Times article "Educators, officials laud President Obama's community college plan." (Read)

January 10, 2015
AASCU quoted in MLive.com article "GRCC president says Obama's free community college proposal a 'great thing for this country.'"(Read)

January 10, 2015
AASCU cited in Philadelphia Inquirer story "Obama proposes tuition free education at community colleges." (Read)

January 9, 2015
AASCU quoted in U.S. News & World Report article "Critics Pan Obama's Community College Plan." (Read)

January 9, 2015
AASCU quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education article "Who Has a Stake in Obama's Community-College Plan?" (Read)

January 7, 2015
AASCU releases its 2015 Public Policy Agenda (Read)

January 2, 2015
Letter to OMB re: Proposed Rulemaking for Teacher Preparation Regulations (Read

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