Representatives Charlie Dent (R-Pennsylvania) and Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) have introduced the National Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act (H.R. 2903) (http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th/house-bill/2903/text), in a rare bi-partisan proposal. The Act, which would halt federal funds for colleges and universities refusing to take specified measures to protect student athletes and their schools in sports and academic activities, has

The U.S. Department of Education has released a pre-publication copy (http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/gainful-employment-regulations) of the final regulations on the metrics for determining the eligibility for federal student aid for those enrolled in an educational program that leads to “gainful employment” in a recognized occupation. The regulations are expected to be published in the Federal Register