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WASHINGTON, DC —The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today identified for special praise several initiatives of the Higher Education Act Reauthorization passed by the House Education and Workforce Committee.
This bill would reauthorize the 1965 Higher Education Act (HEA), which hasn’t been updated since 2008.
“The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, takes some important steps toward reforming educational accountability,” said ACTA President Michael Poliakoff. “We are encouraged… Continue Reading >>
WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today praised the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to replace its current guidance on campus sexual assault and submit… Continue Reading >>
Dr. Poliakoff became part of the ACTA team in March 2010 as the vice president of policy, and became ACTA's third president on July 1, 2016. Continue Reading >>
Karen Hyman began with ACTA as its Senior Vice President of Policy and Programs upon moving to the DC area in 2017. Continue Reading >>
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