Episode 186: NASFAA's Welcoming Message to Cardona, COVID Aid Sent to POTUS, and Recent SAIHE Program Comments

This week on "Off The Cuff," Justin kicks things off by sharing topics discussed with recently confirmed Education Secretary Miguel Cardona. Megan provides an update on the latest round of COVID relief, now signed by President Joe Biden, and ED's announcement concerning the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement (ASLA) for award year 2021-22. Jill details NASFAA's recently submitted comments to ED on its proposed institutional eligibility criteria for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Supplemental Aid to Institutions of Higher Education (SAIHE) program. Allie then has details on a recent report concerning the financial outcomes for borrowers enrolled in income-driven repayment plans. Plus, the team wants to know: Did you tune in to Oprah's recent interview with royals Meghan and Harry?


Justin Draeger Megan Coval Allie Bidwell Jill Desjean
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

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

Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst


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Publication Date: 3/12/2021

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