Episode 188: Previewing Higher Ed Items in White House Budget, HEERF Guidance on the Way, and Latest on Student Debt Forgiveness

This week on "Off The Cuff," the group returns from a brief hiatus to talk about their spring breaks and how boundaries have changed while working from home. Jump to minute 11:00 of the podcast to dive right into the policy discussion. Megan previews the budget proposal soon to be released from the White House, and Karen and Megan detail when to expect HEERF III guidance and funds to be released. Justin weighs in on an expected memo from the Department of Education (ED) outlining President Joe Biden's authority to forgive student loan debt for all borrowers and Allie covers the latest relief efforts from ED amid the pandemic. Plus, the team wants to know: If you could go back in time and tell your 20-year old self one piece of advice, what would it be?

Speakers

Justin Draeger Megan Coval Allie Bidwell Karen McCarthy
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

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

Karen McCarthy
Director of Policy Analysis 

 
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Publication Date: 4/9/2021


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