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OPE: Office of Postsecondary Education
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Archive of Postsecondary Education Policy and Program Initiatives
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Higher Education Disaster Relief: provided funds to institutions of higher education located in an area affected by hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters occurring during 2008.

Hurricane Education Recovery Awards: Aid for Institutions of Higher Education Impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Distance Education Demonstration Program

Hurricane Katrina Foreign Contributions Awards

Paying for Postsecondary Education - The Administration's Fiscal Year 2006 Postsecondary Education Budget Proposals

Letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Transmitting the Proposal for the Higher Education Act Reform Amendments of 2005
- Proposed Bill Language download files MS Word (190K) | PDF (252K)
- Section-by-Section Analysis download files MS Word (115K) | PDF (183K)

Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (Soliciting Public Comment on Reauthorization, 2003)
Public Hearing on Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act - March 2003

Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education 2002 - Information on the 2002 negotiated rulemaking activities for Title IV of the Higher Education Act.

Student Financial Assistance and Non-Traditional Education Programs (Including the "12-Hour Rule") - Report to Congress.

Student Loan Program Initiatives

  • Market Mechanisms for Student Loans (MMSL)
    In December 2001 the General Accounting Office and the U.S. Department of Education published the final report of the study group on market mechanisms in the Federal student loan programs. This study examines how these market mechanisms might be used to determine lender returns on student loans while continuing to meet the other objectives of the loan programs. - Final Report (PDF) -
  • Alternative Indices (PDF)
    In January 2001 the General Accounting Office and the U.S. Department of Education published this final report of the study group on the feasibility of using alternative financial instruments for determining lender yields in the Federal Family Education Loan Programs.

Web-Based Education Commission - Final Report of the Web-Based Education Commission

Letter to College and University Presidents Explaining Data Collection Requirements Under the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

2000 Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education

1999 Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education

Learning Anytime Anywhere Partnerships Program

The Incidence of Crime on the Campuses of U.S. Postsecondary Education Institutions - A Report to Congress

The Agenda Project: A National Dialogue on Postsecondary Education: Agenda Project Report   Agenda Project web site

DC College Access Act of 1999

College Completion Challenge Grant Initiative

Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act 1998, including administration proposals

Proposed Technical Amendments to the Higher Education Act

High Hopes for College

HOPE Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits

Campus Week of Dialogue

National College Week

Building One America

Financing Postsecondary Education: The Federal Role (conference proceedings)

Financial Responsibility for Institutions Participating in the Title IV, Federal Student Financial Assistance Programs

Archive of Announcements and Congressional Testimony from Previous Administrations (2001-2008)

Archive of Announcements and Congressional Testimony from Previous Administrations (1996-2000)

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