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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

             


The Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act (H.R. 2637) will repeal three unnecessary federal regulations that restrict choice and opportunity in higher education: the gainful employment regulation, the state authorization regulation, and the federal credit hour regulation.
                  

Bill Information

Fact Sheet: The Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act
Bill Text: The Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act

Press Releases

Committee Approves Higher Education Regulatory Relief Legislation
House Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Burdensome Higher Education Regulations

Letters of Support

Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Excelsior College
Rebuilding America's Middle Class

Western Governors University

The following organizations have also expressed support for H.R. 2637:
American Council on Education
Association of American Universities
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Regional Accrediting Organizations:
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools 
    Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges 
    Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE)
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 
    The Higher Learning Commission (NCA-HLC)
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
    Commission on Colleges
Western Association of Schools and Colleges 
    Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (WASC-ACCJC)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges 
    Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WASC-ACSU)
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