Shifting to prior-prior year (PPY) income information on the FAFSA would have implications for financial aid administrators, admissions officials, students, and states -- and at a NASFAA panel discussion Thursday, representatives of each group said the benefits of the change would greatly outweigh any potential concerns.
On Thursday, Inside Higher Ed (IHE) hosted a webinar to review the findings of their recent survey with Gallup. The first of its kind, this study of Community College Presidents at associate degree-granting institutions aimed to understand how they perceive and address the challenges facing two-year institutions. Led by IHE editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Led […]
"...About 36,000 students have failed to meet the requirements since the [TEACH grant] program's launch and an estimated 75 percent won't complete the necessary steps in the future, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. ...With numbers that dismal, 'it's a loan masquerading as a grant,' says Justin Draeger, pre […]
"Nearly 78,000 members of the military who federal prosecutors said were overcharged on their student loans will begin to receive a total of $60 million in compensation next month, the Department of Justice announced Thursday," Inside Higher Ed reports.