AB 1731 Seeks to Protect GI-Bill Recipients from Predatory Postsecondary Educational Institutions

By Mackenzie McCoy AB 1731 (Davies), as introduced on January 31, 2022, would add section 67102.5 to the Education Code to require the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to establish reasonable criteria for postsecondary institutions seeking to Continue reading

Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education Sunset Review Postponed

By Mackenzie McCoy On December 01, 2019, the Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education (BPPE) published its Sunset Review Report, which precedes the Sunset Review Oversight hearing on the agency before the Assembly Business and Professions Committee and the Senate Business, Continue reading

BPPE Discusses Implementation of Bill that Prohibits Use of Criminal History Screening in Admissions Decisions

By Mackenzie McCoy On August 26, 2021, the Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education (BPPE) convened for an Advisory Committee meeting to discuss agenda items, including SB 118 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review) (Chapter 29, Statutes of 2020), a measure Continue reading

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Undergoes Sunset Review

By Madison Beck On December 1, 2019, the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) published its Sunset Review Report in preparation for its Sunset Review Oversight hearing before the Assembly Business and Professions Committee and the Senate Business, Professions and Continue reading

AB 376 Requires New Student Loan Ombudsman to Refer Relevant Complaints to Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education

By Madison Beck AB 376 (Stone), as amended August 20, 2020, adds Title 1.6C.10 (commencing with section 1788.100) to the Civil Code, and amends and repeals various sections of the Financial Code to create a “Student Borrower Bill of Rights” Continue reading

AB 70 (Berman) Imposes New Requirements on Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education When Exempting Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Education that Previously Operated as For-Profit from Oversight

By Madison Beck AB 70 (Berman), as amended August 20, 2020, amends section 94801.5 and adds sections 94850.2, 94858.5, and 94874.1 to the Education Code to clarify the conditions under which the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) may grant Continue reading