Aim Higher Act: House Democrats HEA Bill

Status

Introduced and referred to House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

NASFAA Analysis

House Democrats' HEA Reauthorization Bill's General Provisions and Miscellaneous Changes
August 23, 2018 – This article, the sixth and final in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Aim Higher Act, details proposed changes to the General Provisions, as well as miscellaneous changes.

House Democrats' HEA Reauthorization Bill's Impact on Loan Counseling and Consumer Information
August 20, 2018 – This article, the fifth in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Aim Higher Act, details the proposed changes in the Aim Higher Act affecting loan counseling practices, the "Financial Aid Shopping Sheet," and the repeal of the student unit record ban.

House Democrats' HEA Reauthorization Bill's Impact on Student Loans
August 16, 2018 – This article, the fourth in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Aim Higher Act, details the proposed changes affecting federal student loan programs.

House Democrats' HEA Reauthorization Bill’s Impact on Campus-Based Programs
August 13, 2018 – This article, the third in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Aim Higher Act, details the proposed changes affecting the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and the creation of an emergency grant, as well as the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program.

House Democrats' HEA Reauthorization Bill's Impact on Pell and Other Grants
August 9, 2018 – This article, the second in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Aim Higher Act, details the proposed changes in the Aim Higher Act affecting the Federal Pell Grant and other federal grant programs.

House Democrats' HEA Reauthorization Bill's Impact on Student Eligibility and the FAFSA
August 6, 2018 – This article is the first in a series that delves into Title IV-related issues contained in the Aim Higher Act.

NASFAA Articles

House Democrats' 'Aim Higher Act' Pushes Back on GOP Higher Ed Reauthorization Bill
July 24, 2018 - As Republican lawmakers' work to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA) appears to have come to a halt, Democratic lawmakers in the House on July 24 released their own version of a bill to overhaul America's higher education system, with several provisions that would strengthen and expand federal student aid programs.

External Links

House Republicans' HEA BillPROSPER AHA Chart

NASFAA PROSPER Act Coverage

NASFAA breaks down & compares House Republicans' PROSPER Act and House Democrats' Aim Higher Act in this helpful chart.

Publication Date: 10/30/2018


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