Episode 124: House Education Committee and NCAA Make Policy Strides

This week on the Halloween episode of "Off The Cuff," Justin, Allie, Rachel, and Joelle discuss their holiday plans, and Allie spooks the group by almost spoiling a major plot twist in a TV show everyone is in the midst of binge-watching. Rachel and Joelle detail a three-day hearing in which the House Committee on Education and Labor voted to move Democrats' bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act to the floor for a full vote, and the group delves into the shocking and disappointing amendments that lawmakers introduced. Allie talks about plans from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to potentially allow athletes to benefit from the use of their name or likeness, and what implications that income could have on their eligibility for financial aid. Listen on, and send us your answer to our weekly listener question: What is the most embarrassing way you’ve been injured? Skip to 10:11 to head straight to the policy discussion.

Speakers

Justin Draeger Rachel Gentry Allie Bidwell Joelle Fredman
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Rachel Gentry
Assistant Director of Federal Relations
Allie Bidwell
Managing Editor

Joelle Fredman
Reporter

 

Publication Date: 11/1/2019

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