Government


Reporter’s notebook

Focused on FAFSA The chair of the Senate committee that is leading efforts to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA) this week introduced a bill to simplify the federal student aid application process. Sen. Lamar…






Washington Watch: Movement on HEA

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) last week introduced legislation that would include many important changes to the Higher Education Act (HEA), but it is not the comprehensive reauthorization bill that has been under consideration by Congress…


New features on FAFSA form, app

The U.S. Education Department (ED) has added some new features to its online student aid application form and mobile app that it says will make applying for federal assistance easier, faster and more intuitive. Daily…