Legislative Tracker: Quality & Accountability

Legislative Tracker LogoOn this page, you'll find proposals that seek to improve institutional quality and/or look to hold institutions or individuals responsible for their actions or performance. In addition, this page includes legislation regarding accreditation and matters related to the Department of Education, including structure and regulatory activity.

For quality and accountability proposals from the previous sessions of Congress, visit the Legislative Tracker Archive: Quality & Accountability.

 

*NEW* Free Right to Expression in Education Act

H.R. 1672 Sponsor:
Rep. Rooney (R-FL)
Co-Sponsors:
0 (0 R; 0 D)
Introduced: 3/11/2019

NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This bill would prohibit public institutions (as part of the program participation agreement (PPA)) from restricting expressive activities, such as through so-called "free speech zones."

 

To terminate the Department of Education.

HR 899 Sponsor:
Rep. Massie (R-KY)
Co-Sponsors:
11 (11 R; 0 D)
Introduced:
1/30/2019

NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This brief bill would eliminate the Department of Education, effective December 31, 2020. The bill does not describe what would happen to the federal student aid programs.

 

 

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Publication Date: 4/29/2019


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