Biden’s Proposed $90B Education Department Budget Features Tuition-Free Community College

"President Joe Biden laid out his budget blueprint for fiscal 2024 on Thursday, a plan that would infuse the U.S. Department of Education with $90 billion in discretionary spending and fund tuition-free community college nationwide, one of his central campaign pledges," Higher Ed Dive reports

... "The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators applauded the budget plan. NASFAA President and CEO Justin Draeger in particular praised the administration for the proposed investments in the Federal Student Aid office."

“'At a time when the Office of Federal Student Aid is already stretched thin and is implementing many critical initiatives, it cannot be understated how important it will be to ensure that the agency has the necessary resources to complete these monumental undertakings,' Draeger said in a statement."

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Publication Date: 3/9/2023

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