The FAFSA Blunders Haven’t Let Up. Now the Education Department Has A Credibility Issue.

"Early this year the Education Department shared what appeared to be objectively good news," USA Today reports.

..."In the meantime, FAFSA applications are down by about a third from last year, which means colleges across the country may be on the cusp of an enrollment nightmare. 

Among college officials, the mood is grim.

'The rollout of the new FAFSA has been plagued by issues of broken trust, data integrity, and missed deadlines,' Justin Draeger, the president of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, said in a statement Tuesday. "

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Publication Date: 4/3/2024

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