Episode 133: Guidance on the FAFSA, a Price Tag for HEA, and Teachers Sue Over Gainful Employment

This week on “Off The Cuff,” Justin, Megan, Rachel, and Allie pick a winner of NASFAA’s activity challenge before diving into an article from Today’s News about whether institutions need a signed statement to update degree level on the FAFSA. At 13:26, NASFAA’s AskRegs Manager David Futrell joins the group to discuss guidance from the Department of Education and detail NASFAA’s efforts on the issue. At 18:31, Rachel talks about new cost predictions for the Democrats’ bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, and at 23:38 Megan delves into a lawsuit teachers are bringing against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rescinding gainful employment regulations. At 26:27, Allie discusses presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s (D-Minn.) peculiar plan for her first 100 days in office, and the group wants to know: When did you begin to feel like you made the transition into adulthood? Plus, don’t forget to demonstrate on social media how you are getting moving for NASFAA’s activity challenge.


Justin Draeger Megan Coval Allie Bidwell Rachel Gentry David Futrell
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations
Allie Bidwell Arcese
Managing Editor

Rachel Gentry
Assistant Director of Federal Relations
David Futrell
Knowledgebase & AskRegs Manager


Publication Date: 1/24/2020

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