The Policy Brief: Innovative Learning Models

In August, NASFAA's Task Force on Innovative Learning Models released its report suggesting that during the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA), policymakers should restructure financial aid programs and policies to focus on student learning outcomes – what students actually know and can do – rather than how much time was spent in a classroom. In this installment of The Policy Brief, NASFAA Managing Director of Policy & Federal Relations Megan McClean discusses the task force's recommendations for making the student aid programs interact better with innovative learning models.

Publication Date: 8/19/2015

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