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USED's proposed Title IX rules: Complimentary webinar now available on-demand

Aaron Lacey December 12, 2018
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On November 29, Aaron Lacey presented a webinar examining the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed Title IX rules in significant detail. These proposed rules, if implemented, will constitute the first significant revision of the Department’s Title IX regulations in over 40 years. READ MORE

Class is in session: the Higher Ed webinar series is here

August 27, 2018
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This special webinar series will touch on subjects that will impact educational institutions of all types. Register now for our first webinar on August 28, covering student litigation. READ MORE

Arbitration provisions in enrollment agreements appear to be safe in light of Supreme Court ruling

Jeff Fink June 7, 2018
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A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the enforcement of arbitration agreements in employment contracts likely extends the same benefit to institutions of higher education on an issue of key importance in recent years: The ability of schools to include arbitration provisions in their enrollment agreements. READ MORE

Proposed Borrower Defense Rule webinar recordings now available

Aaron Lacey October 10, 2016
unraveling borrower defense rule

Over the past two months, Thompson Coburn’s Higher Education Practice presented a four-part webinar series examining the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed borrow defense rule. If you missed a session, would like to view a session a second time, or would like to share the information with other members of your team, the recordings are now available free and on demand. READ MORE

New Department of Education guidance for Title IX coordinators deserves a look

Aaron Lacey May 6, 2015
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The new guidance advises institutions on the independence of the Title IX coordinator position, the allocation of adequate resources and training to Title IX compliance staff, and the core functions of the coordinator role. READ MORE