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Monthly Updates (November)


REGISTER NOW for this webcast -   NC-SARA Reporting, 2018 Findings: Enrollment/Out of State Learning Placements; November 14, 2018 (Wed); 2pm ET, 1pm MT, 12pm CT, 11am PT, 10am Alaska

REGISTER NOW for this webcast -   SANsational Award Winners, Part 1 - Licensed Programs (Part 2 in January);  November 28, 2018 (Wed); 2pm ET, 1pm MT, 12pm CT, 11am PT, 10am Alaska

Open Forum - December 11 , 2018 (Tues);  2pm ET, 1pm MT, 12pm CT, 11am PT, 10am Alaska  SAN Member only service!  Join by Zoom link offered in each SAN eNewsletter!   December Topic:  Ask your questions about the Status of the Borrowers Defense to Repayment Regulation.  Experts of the Month: Michelle Tellock, Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells US LLP

October 19, 2018 - SANsational Award Winners Publicly Announced!  View the Press Release for the 2018 SANsational Awards .

October 15, 2018 - Federal Register:  Intent to establish negotiated rulemaking committee. Request for negotiators and sub-committee nominations. Deadline:  November 15, 2018.

August 23, 2018 - NEA, CTA, Shane Heiman, Kwyn Uyehara & Stephanie Portilla v. U.S. Department of Higher Education.  Lawsuit regarding the delayed announcement (July 3, 2018) by the Department of the July 1, 2018 Effective Date Delay of Selected Provisions of the December 2016 regulations.  

July 3, 2018 - Federal Register:  Department Delays Selected Provisions of the December 2016 regulations until July 1, 2020.  Delayed regulations include:  600.2, 600.9(c), 668.50.  Not delayed is 600.9(d) and therefore effective July 1, 2018.


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