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19-state coalition urges Department of Education to abandon proposed Title IX changes

By Marian Johns | Feb 5, 2019

SACRAMENTO — A coalition of 19 state attorneys general is urging the federal government to end its proposal to alter Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (Title IX), arguing that the proposed change would harm the law's protection of students from anti-discrimination, sexual harassment and violence.

Illinois attorney general lauds federal court ruling on 'Borrower Defense Rule'

By Marian Johns | Oct 24, 2018

CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has responded to a recent ruling by a federal court judge in California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) v. Betsy DeVos, which challenged the "Borrower Defense Rule."

New Jersey joins 20-state coalition urging Education Department to deny accreditation for ACICS

By Mark Iandolo | Feb 27, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced Feb. 20 that he has joined a coalition of 20 state attorneys general in a letter urging the U.S. Department of Education to deny an application for accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

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