Episode 200: All Things Verification, Updates on Congressional Spending and a PSA on Pell Grant Broadband Benefit

This week on "Off The Cuff," the team covers the latest news from the Department of Education (ED) concerning changes to the verification process for the 2021-22 award year. Jump to minute 7:03 to dive right into the policy discussion where Karen and Justin break down what impact the changes will have on the upcoming award year. Hugh has an update on congressional spending negotiations and shares how the legislative process could affect a number of higher education programs. Jill also then details an emergency broadband program that can be utilized by Pell Grant recipients. Plus the team wants to know what headlines from the past week made you think to yourself, what did I just read? 

Speakers

Justin Draeger Karen McCarthy Jill Desjean Hugh Ferguson
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Karen McCarthy
Director of Policy Analysis
Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst

Hugh Ferguson
Reporter

 

Publication Date: 7/16/2021


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