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US Department of Education announces grant program to boost FAFSA completion

University Business

Department of Education announced a multimillion-dollar grant program on Monday to help students apply for federal financial aid. The post US Department of Education announces grant program to boost FAFSA completion appeared first on University Business. Instead of opening on the usual Oct. Read more from WPBS.

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Department of Education Lends Colleges a Hand After FAFSA Backlash

Inside Higher Ed

Department of Education Lends Colleges a Hand After FAFSA Backlash Liam Knox Tue, 02/06/2024 - 03:00 AM The department is allocating $50 million and deploying staffers to help institutions adjust to the rocky FAFSA rollout. College leaders are underwhelmed. Byline(s) Liam Knox Katherine Knott

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U.S. Department of Education to Plans ‘2024 Engage Every Student Summit’

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Department of Education plans to convene youths, school leaders, elected officials, and afterschool and summer learning program providers for this year’s Engage Every Student Summit at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.

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Department of Education Fails (Again) to Modify Enrollment Projections

Higher Education Inquirer

The US Department of Education continues to forecast higher education enrollment gains for 2023 to 2031 despite mounting evidence that it will decrease significantly. Faith in higher education is waning-and for good reason. But we cannot expect these ameliorating factors to continue propping up higher ed enrollment.

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Updates for New FAFSA Implementation

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Department of Education (ED) has updated how it calculates the amount of aid students will receive to be in full alignment with the FAFSA Simplification Act. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel A. Cardona said the update, the latest in ED’s 2024–25 Better FAFSA ® implementation, will not impact implementation timelines.

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In Defense of Distance Education – A Joint Letter to the Department of Education & Call to Action

WCET Frontiers

On June 4, several leading higher education organizations jointly submitted a letter to the Department of Education outlining concerns and support for recent regulatory proposals. The letter focuses on proposals discussed during the Department’s Program Integrity and Institutional Quality negotiated rulemaking sessions.

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The Importance of Listening to Student Needs Emphasized at Department of Education Summit

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Department of Education (ED) and the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) held the Attaining College Excellence and Equity Summit: Holistic Advising and Wraparound Services in Washington, D.C. Studying the data, intentional collaboration, and asking students what they need are keys to improving outcomes.