Education

The Department of Education’s Power to Cancel Student Debt

Despite the breadth of the Department of Educations’s debt-cancellation powers, it has failed to employ its powers to their fullest extent.

Should the Education Department Hear Class Actions when Colleges Collapse?

The agency’s proposal to streamline student loan forgiveness claims is laudable, with its potential for a fairer, more efficient process.

An Education in Regulatory Reform

Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.

Stricter Rules Bring Challenges but also Cash to Montana Day Care Centers

State authorities revamp day care regulations to meet federal standards and remain eligible for funding.

Rethinking the Compliance Curriculum

Compliance classes should differ depending on students’ career paths and types of risks the class addresses.

A Different Approach to Teaching Regulatory Law and Policy

Addressing how policy and law influence regulation is a critical—and overlooked—part of regulatory curriculum.

On Teaching Compliance

Compliance should be incorporated into administrative law as well as offered as a separate upper-class course.

Innovations in Teaching Regulatory Law

Legal scholars present new ways to teach students regulatory law against the backdrop of an expanding regulatory state.

Federal Government Allows College to Pay Clinton Campaign Intern

Federal Election Commission says that tax-exempt universities may provide cash stipends to unpaid campaign interns.

Next Steps in Improving Higher Education Regulation

The key to improving higher education in the United States lies in selecting the right regulatory tools.

Toward a New Approach to Regulating Higher Education

A strengthened management-based regime could be combined with a lessening of unnecessary and unhelpful “command and control.”

President Obama’s College Rating Proposal

The college rating controversy reveals the challenges of a performance-based approach to regulating higher education.