NASFAA’s Policy and Federal Relations team hosted an event on Capitol Hill Wednesday to educate Congressional staff, members of the media, and organization representatives on the federal financial aid system. NASFAA members who weren’t in attendance can view the entire presentation as a Prezi, and can see photos of the event on Facebook.
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program should continue to be available to student loan borrowers with some modifications to improve and strengthen the program, NASFAA’s PSLF Task Force says in its final report. The report and recommendations within will be utilized in NASFAA’s reauthorization efforts. Visit NASFAA’s Higher Education Act Reauthori […]
"American families are relying more on their income and savings—and less on loans—to pay for college, according to an annual study by education lender Sallie Mae, formally known as SLM Corp," The Wall Street Journal reports.
"Senators Ed Markey and Orrin Hatch on Wednesday introduced changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA, which would require institutions to have policies in place for protecting student data or risk losing federal funding," Inside Higher Ed reports.