Feds Aim to Boost Access by Removing Financial Aid Barriers

"The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday installed temporary changes to the federal aid verification process for the 2021-22 award year that could help millions of low-to-moderate-income students seeking to enroll or remain at institutions of higher education," University Business reports

..."'This singular act from the Department of Education provides sweeping relief to students and schools when they need it most, and will fast track financial aid dollars to students who are otherwise mired in bureaucratic red tape,' said Justin Draeger, president of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators."

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Publication Date: 7/13/2021

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