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California A.B. 1538 - State Financial Aid

04/02/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D) Summary: Stipulates that a qualifying institution with a three-year cohort default rate that is equal to or greater than 15.5 percent, as certified by the Student Aid Commission by October 1 of the prior aca... Read more >


California A.B. 1976 - State Financial Aid

03/26/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D) Summary: Increases to 50,000 the number of Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards that may be granted in an academic year, commencing with the 2015–16 academic year. Authorizes the Student Aid Commissi... Read more >


California A.B. 1927 - Governance & State Oversight

03/26/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D) Summary: Requires the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Trustees of the California State Universities, and requests the Regents of the University of California and the governing ... Read more >


California A.B. 1538 - State Financial Aid

03/26/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D) Summary: Stipulates that a qualifying institution with a three-year cohort default rate that is equal to or greater than 15.5 percent, as certified by the Student Aid Commission by October 1 of the prior aca... Read more >


California A.B. 2374 - Allied Health Credentialing Issues

03/20/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Allan Mansoor (R) Summary: Stipulates that the Department of Health Care Services is to require that the certifying organization consult with each of the other Department-approved nationally accredited certifying organizatio... Read more >


California A.B. 2350 - Governance & State Oversight

03/20/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D) Summary: Provides that the Donahoe Higher Education Act, known as the Equity in Higher Education Act, declares that it is the policy of the State of California that all persons, regardless of their sex, sho... Read more >


Amendments to the Education Rules for Dental Hygienists

03/20/2014

CA Department of Consumer Affairs, Dental Hygiene Committee proposed rule : Amendments to the Education Rules for Dental Hygienists Issue: Professional Board Requirements Subissue: Allied Health Education Requirements First Reported: 02/11/2014 ... Read more >


State Auditor Report on BPPE

03/19/2014

The State Auditor Report on the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education was released March 19, 2014.  You can read the report here.... Read more >


California A.B. 1538 - State Financial Aid

03/19/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D) Summary: Stipulates that a qualifying institution with a three-year cohort default rate that is equal to or greater than 15.5 percent, as certified by the Student Aid Commission by October 1 of the prior aca... Read more >


California A.B. 1590 - Governance & State Oversight (Data Collection)

03/14/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D) Summary: Amends the date the Student Aid Commission needs to certify a qualifying institution's latest three-year cohort default rate and graduation rate to November 1. Defines the graduation rate of a qua... Read more >


California S.B. 1028 - State Financial Aid

03/14/2014

Sponsor: Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D) Summary: Requires the number of awards made each year through the Cal Grant C program to be at least the same number of awards made for the 2000–01 fiscal year. Requires the amount awarded to be not less t... Read more >


California S.B. 1264 - State Financial Aid

03/14/2014

Sponsor: Senator Fran Pavley (D) Summary: Expands the definition of "eligible school" established under the Assumption Program of Loans for Education by excluding the requirements that a school must serve a large population of pupils from low-incom... Read more >


California A.B. 2566 - State Financial Aid

03/14/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D) Summary: Extends, commencing with the 2015–16 award year and continuing each award year thereafter, the period of eligibility under the Ortiz-Pacheco-Poochigian-Vasconcellos Cal Grant Program by one year,... Read more >


California A.B. 2247 - Governance & State Oversight

03/13/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Das Williams (D) Summary: Requires each campus or other unit of a private postsecondary educational institution that receives public funding through state or federal financial aid programs, is accredited by an accrediting ag... Read more >


California S.B. 1264 - State Financial Aid

03/13/2014

Sponsor: Senator Fran Pavley (D) Summary: Expands the definition of "eligible school" established under the Assumption Program of Loans for Education by excluding the requirements that a school must serve a large population of pupils from low-incom... Read more >


California S.B. 967 - Public Safety & Health

03/13/2014

Sponsor: Senator Kevin De Leon (D) Summary: Requires the governing board of each community college district, the Trustees of the California State University, the Regents of the University of California, and the governing board of independent postse... Read more >


California A.B. 2377 - State Financial Aid

03/11/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember John Perez (D) Summary: Establishes the California Student Loan Refinancing Program within the California Educational Facilities Authority and provides for its administration by the Treasurer’s office, with the goals of he... Read more >


California A.B. 2350 - Governance & State Oversight

03/11/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D) Summary: Provides that the Donahoe Higher Education Act, known as the Equity in Higher Education Act, declares that it is the policy of the State of California that all persons, regardless of their sex, sho... Read more >


California S.B. 845 - Governance & State Oversight

03/11/2014

Sponsor: Senator Lou Correa (D) Summary: Requests each governing body of an accredited private postsecondary education institution to develop a model contract governing the disbursement of financial aid, scholarships, campus-based aid or school ref... Read more >


California S.B. 967 - Public Safety & Health

03/10/2014

Sponsor: Senator Kevin De Leon (D) Summary: Requires the governing board of each community college district, the Trustees of the California State University, the Regents of the University of California, and the governing board of independent postse... Read more >


California A.B. 1433 - Public Safety & Health

03/10/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D) Summary: Requires any report of a Part 1 violent crime or hate crime, received by a campus law enforcement agency to be immediately reported to the appropriate local law enforcement agency if the victim consen... Read more >


California S.B. 845 - Governance & State Oversight

03/10/2014

Sponsor: Senator Lou Correa (D) Summary: Requests each governing body of an accredited private postsecondary education institution to develop a model contract governing the disbursement of financial aid, scholarships, campus-based aid or school ref... Read more >


California S.B. 1247 - Governance & State Oversight ,Governance & State Oversight (Regulatory Structure) ,State Financial Aid

03/07/2014

Sponsor: Senator Ted Lieu (D) Summary: Extends the operation of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009, which provides for the regulation of private postsecondary educational institutions by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary ... Read more >


California S.B. 1069 - Governance & State Oversight

03/05/2014

Sponsor: Senator Norma Torres (D) Summary: Makes nonsubstantive change to the provisions relating to refunds by institutions not participating in federal student financial aid programs. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/sen/sb_1051-1100/sb... Read more >


California A.B. 1976 - State Financial Aid

03/05/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D) Summary: Increases to 50,000 the number of Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards that may be granted in an academic year, commencing with the 2015–16 academic year. Authorizes the Student Aid Commissi... Read more >


California A.B. 1927 - Governance & State Oversight

03/05/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D) Summary: Requires the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Trustees of the California State Universities, and requests the Regents of the University of California and the governing ... Read more >


California S.B. 1028 - State Financial Aid

03/05/2014

CALIFORNIA S.B. 1028 - State Financial Aid Sponsor: Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D) Summary: Requires the number of awards made each year through the Cal Grant C program to be at least the same number of awards made for the 2000–01 fiscal year.... Read more >


California A.B. 2099 - State Financial Aid

03/04/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D) Summary: Deems an institution ineligible for initial and renewable Title 38 awards if the institution has a 3 year cohort default rate equal to or greater than 15.5% or a graduation rate of 30% or less for st... Read more >


California S.B. 1069 - Governance & State Oversight

02/27/2014

Sponsor: Senator Norma Torres (D) Summary: Makes nonsubstantive change to the provisions relating to refunds by institutions not participating in federal student financial aid programs. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/sen/sb_1051-1100/sb... Read more >


California S.B. 845 - Governance & State Oversight

02/26/2014

Sponsor: Senator Lou Correa (D) Summary: Requests each governing body of an accredited private postsecondary education institution to develop a model contract governing the disbursement of financial aid, scholarships, campus-based aid or school ref... Read more >


California S.B. 1264 - State Financial Aid

02/25/2014

Sponsor: Senator Fran Pavley (D) Summary: Expands the definition of "eligible school" established under the Assumption Program of Loans for Education by excluding the requirements that a school must serve a large population of pupils from low-incom... Read more >


California A.B. 2566 - State Financial Aid

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D) Summary: Extends, commencing with the 2015–16 award year and continuing each award year thereafter, the period of eligibility under the Ortiz-Pacheco-Poochigian-Vasconcellos Cal Grant Program by one year,... Read more >


California A.B. 2548 - State Financial Aid

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Phil Ting (D) Summary: Declares the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would encourage more students to pursue higher education. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_2501-2550/ab_2548_bill_20140... Read more >


California A.B. 2527 - State Financial Aid

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D) Summary: Declares the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation that would provide incentives to encourage women to pursue postsecondary education in the fields of science, technology, engineeri... Read more >


California A.B. 2377 - State Financial Aid

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember John Perez (D) Summary: Establishes the California Student Loan Refinancing Program within the California Educational Facilities Authority and provides for its administration by the Treasurer’s office, with the goals of he... Read more >


California A.B. 2350 - Governance & State Oversight

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D) Summary: Provides that the Donahoe Higher Education Act, known as the Equity in Higher Education Act, declares that it is the policy of the State of California that all persons, regardless of their sex, sho... Read more >


California A.B. 2247 - Governance & State Oversight

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Das Williams (D) Summary: Requires each campus or other unit of a private postsecondary educational institution that receives public funding through state or federal financial aid programs, is accredited by an accrediting ag... Read more >


California S.B. 1247 - State Financial Aid

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Senator Ted Lieu (D) Summary: Extends the operation of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009, which provides for the regulation of private postsecondary educational institutions by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary ... Read more >


California A.B. 2099 - State Financial Aid

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D) Summary: Deems an institution ineligible for initial and renewable Title 38 awards if the institution has a 3 year cohort default rate equal to or greater than 15.5% or a graduation rate of 30% or less for st... Read more >


California A.B. 1976 - State Financial Aid

02/21/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D) Summary: Increases to 50,000 the number of Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards that may be granted in an academic year, commencing with the 2015–16 academic year. Authorizes the Student Aid Commissi... Read more >


California A.B. 1927 - Governance & State Oversight

02/21/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D)  Summary: Requires the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Trustees of the California State Universities, and requests the Regents of the University of California and the governing... Read more >


California S.B. 1028 - State Financial Aid

02/19/2014

Sponsor: Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D) Summary: Requires the number of awards made each year through the Cal Grant C program to be at least the same number of awards made for the 2000–01 fiscal year. Requires the amount awarded to be not less t... Read more >


California A.B. 1538 - State Financial Aid

02/12/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D) Summary: Stipulates that a qualifying institution with a three-year cohort default rate that is equal to or greater than 15.5 percent, as certified by the Student Aid Commission by October 1 of the prior aca... Read more >


California A.B. 330 - Governance & State Oversight

02/07/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Ed Chau (D) Summary: Requires private postsecondary schools to provide prospective students with a School Performance Fact Sheet, which would include the institution's net price calculator and the average student loan debt o... Read more >


California A.B. 1085 - State Financial Aid

02/05/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Beth Gaines (R) Summary: Current version (4/16/2013): Increases the maximum annual tuition award for Cal Grant A and B awards for new recipients attending private for-profit and nonprofit postsecondary educational institutio... Read more >


California A.B. 534 - Governance & State Oversight

02/05/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D) Summary: Current version (4/29/2013): Requires private postsecondary educational institutions to provide entrance and exit counseling with respect to any institutional or state-funded loans offered or reco... Read more >


California A.B. 330 - Governance & State Oversight

01/30/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Ed Chau (D) Summary: Requires private postsecondary schools to provide prospective students with a School Performance Fact Sheet, which would include the institution's net price calculator and the average student loan debt o... Read more >


CALIFORNIA S.B. 845 - Governance & State Oversight

01/24/2014

Sponsor: Senator Lou Correa (D) Summary: Requests each governing body of an accredited private postsecondary education institution to develop a model contract governing the disbursement of financial aid, scholarships, campus-based aid or school ref... Read more >


California A.B. 1538 - State Financial Aid

01/23/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D) Summary: Stipulates that a qualifying institution with a three-year cohort default rate that is equal to or greater than 15.5 percent, as certified by the Student Aid Commission by October 1 of the prior aca... Read more >


CALIFORNIA A.B. 1147 - Allied Health Credentialing Issues

01/21/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D) Summary: Current version (1/14/2014): Stipulates that an applicant for a certificate as a massage practitioner shall be issued the certificate, if they have passed a massage and bodywork competency assessment... Read more >


California A.B. 330 - Governance & State Oversight

01/21/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Ed Chau (D) Summary: Requires private postsecondary schools to provide prospective students with a School Performance Fact Sheet, which would include the institution's net price calculator and the average student loan debt o... Read more >


CALIFORNIA A.B. 1174 - Allied Health Credentialing Issues

01/21/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D) Summary: Current version (1/6/2013): Authorizes a registered dental assistant to determine which radiographs to perform, if he or she has completed a Dental Board of California-approved registered dental a... Read more >


CALIFORNIA A.B. 548 - Nursing Credentialing Issues

01/21/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Mary Salas (D) Summary: Current version (1/7/2014): Removes the repeal date for community college registered nursing programs that use a multicriteria screening process to evaluate applicants for admission to nursing program... Read more >


CALIFORNIA S.B. 845 - Governance & State Oversight

01/13/2014

Sponsor: Senator Lou Correa (D) Summary: Requests each governing body of an accredited private postsecondary education institution to develop a model contract governing the disbursement of financial aid, scholarships, campus-based aid or school ref... Read more >


CALIFORNIA A.B. 548 - Nursing Credentialing Issues

01/08/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Mary Salas (D) Summary: Current version (1/7/2014): Removes the repeal date for community college registered nursing programs that use a multicriteria screening process to evaluate applicants for admission to nursing program... Read more >


California A.B. 333 - Governance & State Oversight

01/08/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Ed Chau (D) Summary: Requires private postsecondary schools to provide prospective students with a School Performance Fact Sheet, which would include the institution's net price calculator and the average student loan debt o... Read more >


BPPE Sunset Review Report 2013

12/10/2013

Click here to review BPPE's 2013 Sunset Review Report that was presented to the Senate Committee on Business, Professions, and Economic Development.... Read more >


BPPE Annual Report is Available

07/02/2013

BPPE's 2012 Annual Report is available for completion online. Annual Reports may be submitted between July 1, 2013 and September 1, 2013. California Education Code (CEC) section 94934 requires an Annual Report from all approved institutions. The 20... Read more >


California 2013: A Spacy Odyssey - ABHES Presentation by Robert Johnson

02/27/2013

ABHES San Diego Feb 14 2013 R Johnson [Read-Only]... Read more >


Governor Brown Released Spending Plan for Fiscal Year

01/10/2013

Today Governor Brown released his spending plan for the 2013-14 fiscal year.  The Governor is required to release his budget in January, which starts the process of adopting a budget before the new fiscal year begins on July 1, 2013.  The budget no... Read more >


Analysis of New Cal Grant Eligibility Rules

01/09/2013

Below you will find the Legislative Analyst's Office Report on the New Cal Grant Eligibility Rules. LAO Report on Cal Grants... Read more >


AB 2296 (aka Block Bill)

01/03/2013

AB 2296 amends the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009. To see the full text, click here:  AB 2296... Read more >


STRF Rate Change As Of January 1, 2013

01/02/2013

As posted on the BPPE General Listserv on Friday, December 28, 2012 To subscribe, please visit https://www.dca.ca.gov/webapps/bppe/subscribe.php Dear School Administrators: The Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) assessment rate has changed from t... Read more >


2011 Annual Report

07/26/2012

The 2011 Annual Report is available for completion online. Annual Reports must be submitted beginning July 26, 2012 and no later than September 1, 2012. California Education Code (CEC) section 94934 requires an Annual Report from all approved insti... Read more >


USDOE Guidance on Serving Veterans

07/16/2012

Publication Date: July 13, 2012 DCL ID:      GEN-12-10 Subject: Implementation of E.O. 13607 - Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and other Family Members Summary: Th... Read more >