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State Budget Signed – Cal Grant reduction repealed!

June 23, 2014

State Budget Signed – Cal Grant reduction repealed!

Friday June 20, Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2014-15 budge …

July 17, 2014

State Authorization Update

The U.S. Department of Education has once more pushed back the deadline for compliance with a requirement that state governments properly authorize colleges, pushing the effective date back to July 1, 2015. The notice says that the department is making the extension “in order to provide states with additional time to finalize processes for those institutions to be able to comply” with the state-authorization provisions. It notes that states must be working towards implementation of the regulations. AICCU will continue to work with the California Attorney General on the student complaint process to determine their needs to fulfill their role. Recent meetings with Attorney General’s consumer complaint division revealed that they do not believe that they have adequate staff resources …

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AICCU Day In the Capitol 2014

March 27, 2014

AICCU Day In the Capitol 2014

On March 11 AICCU hosted its annual AICCU Day in the Capitol—the day’s agenda included lobby visits for the 100+ students and administrators and a lunch briefing for legislative staff and participants that was led by University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman. Senator Ricardo Lara and Assembly Member Susan Bonilla also spoke to the AICCU delegation and encouraged the students to be stron …

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