PROSPER Act: House Republicans HEA Bill

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Passed out of House Committee on Education and the Workforce on Dec. 13, 2017; Awaiting Consideration by House of Representatives.

NASFAA Press Release

NASFAA Statement on House Higher Education Act Reauthorization Bill
Decemer 1, 2017 - Republican members of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Workforce released a 542-page bill that seeks to improve postsecondary education during the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.

Articles

PROSPER Act: House HEA Reauthorization Bill’s Impact on Pell Grants and Federal Work-Study
December 14, 2017 - This article is the third in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the PROSPER Act.

Amended Reauthorization Bill Clears House Education Committee
December 13, 2017 - Just seconds before the clock struck midnight on Tuesday, December 12, the House education committee voted along party lines to move a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA) to the floor for a full vote.

PROSPER Act: House HEA Reauthorization Bill’s Impact on Loan Programs
December 13, 2017 - This article is the second in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity Through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act released by House Republicans on Dec. 1, 2017.

PROSPER Act: House HEA Bill Addresses Need Analysis, State Authorization, Accreditation Standards, and Program Review Timeframe
December 8, 2017 - This article is the first in a series that address Title IV-related issues contained in the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity Through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act released by House Republicans on Dec. 1, 2017.

NASFAA Issues Summary of House Republicans’ HEA Reauthorization Bill
December 4, 2017 - Republican members of the House education committee on Friday introduced a 542-page bill that would significantly reshape how students apply for and receive federal financial aid.

PROSPER Loan Limits
December 4, 2017 - A breakdown of the annual and aggregate loan limits proposed in the bill, compared to the loan limits currently in place can be seen on this chart.

House HEA Reauthorization Bill: Reactions From the Higher Ed Community
December 4, 2017 - While higher education professionals are still sifting through the House Republicans’ lengthy bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA) released Friday, initial reactions focused heavily on condemning proposals to cut various grant and loan programs and eliminate the gainful employment regulations.

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Publication Date: 12/14/2017


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