Yesterday at a negotiated rulemaking public hearing held by the Department of Education (ED), leaders from higher education associations, private and public colleges and universities, and proprietary institutions came together to offer their prepared comments and suggestions. The hearing in Washington DC was the first in a series of hearings ED announced las […]
On May 16, The Department of Education (ED) published in the Federal Register interim final rules implementing the new limit on subsidized loan eligibility imposed by P.L. 112-141. This article is the second in a series exploring the interim final rules.
"An amendment passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday added language to a pending immigration bill that would extend federal student loans, work-study funds, and other federal support to students who are in the United States illegally," The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.
"Last fall, Shaun Fowler started his sophomore year at Georgia State University still owing $500 on his tuition bill...Fowler couldn't come up with the money, so he was dropped from the class rolls. But within hours, he received a call from Georgia State's financial-aid office with an offer of a $500 grant," Jeffrey Selingo, editor at lar […]