"The U.S. House’s education committee is moving forward with a piecemeal approach to updating the Higher Education Act of 1965—a massive piece of legislation that governs federal financial aid programs and a range of other policies but hasn’t been reauthorized since 2008," Inside Higher Ed reports.
... "Justin Draeger, president and CEO of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, said the committee’s staffers are among the most tenured on the Hill and understand the risks and advantages to the piecemeal strategy. The separate bills can move quickly if they get attached to a funding bill or other must-pass legislation."
"'Unfortunately, you lose the ability to tackle really large issues in higher education in a comprehensive way,' he said"
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Publication Date: 11/9/2023