Episode 190: Fixing PSLF, Sanders’ Latest Free College Proposal, and New Report on CARES Act Spending

This week on "Off The Cuff," the group discusses the latest comments from Department of Education officials about prioritizing fixing the much-maligned Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Megan details the latest proposal that calls for making community college and trade school programs tuition-free and calls for doubling the maximum Pell Grant award. Allie then breaks down a new report that provided insight into how funds from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) were provided to schools through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Plus, its National Volunteer Week, so the group wants to hear from listeners about their favorite memories volunteering.

Speakers

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

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations
Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst

Allie Arcese
Managing Editor

 
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Publication Date: 4/23/2021


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