Education – Senate HELP Committee to Hold Hearing on Reauthorizing the Higher Education

On January 25, The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will hold a hearing on “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Access and Innovation”. Witnesses will include Dr. Joe May, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District; Dr. Barbara Brittingham, President, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges; Mr. Michael Larsson, Founder and President, Match Beyond; Ms. Donna Linderman, University Dean for Student Success Initiatives; City University of New York; and Dr. Deborah Bushway, Independent Higher Education Consultant, Provost, Northwestern Health Sciences University. Visit the Committee web site for more information or to access live video on the day of the hearing. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce recently passed a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (H.R. 4508) which The Arc does not support. See the letter from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities on H.R. 4508.

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