Posts tagged: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Diverse
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How to Get More Money for College

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 19, 2019 As a journalist who has covered college admission for many years, I’ve seen ­firsthand how s Read more

A Lottery for Harvard and Other Elite Schools?

by | January 11, 2019
As we wait for the judge’s decision, one interesting essay has been published in Quartz by Na [...] Read more

HEA Reauthorization Can Reduce the Equity Gaps that Persist for Students of Color

by Alyse Gray Parker & India Heckstall | December 3, 2018
A new Congress presents a new opportunity to restart the process of reauthorizing the Higher Ed [...] Read more

Department of Education Launches New App Making it “Easier” to Fill out FAFSA

by | November 14, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Senate Education Committee chairman Lamar Alexander [...] Read more

Report: Counselors Need Better Training to Help Students Apply to Colleges

| September 20, 2018
Confusing wording on financial aid documents, not enough access to school counselors along with [...] Read more

Education Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Legislation

by | November 28, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has praised a Senate committee for moving forward with [...] Read more

College Access Group Sees Surge in FAFSA Applications

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 12, 2017
The percentage of high school seniors who by June 30 had filed the Free Application for Federal [...] Read more

FAFSA Hacker Targeted Trump Tax Info

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 21, 2017
The person accused of a 2016 attempt to use a web-based FAFSA tool to illegally obtain taxpayer [...] Read more

Title IV Funds Withheld from 5 Campuses in Puerto Rico During Strike

by Catherine Morris | May 17, 2017
Adding to the University of Puerto Rico’s financial woes, the Department of Education has res [...] Read more

FAFSA Data Breach Hearing Produces Drama on Hill

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 3, 2017
Republican lawmakers excoriated IRS and U.S. Department of Education officials at a lengthy hea [...] Read more

HUD Helping Students in Public Housing with FAFSA

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | December 9, 2016
Students in public housing in nine cities are set to get “education navigators” to help the [...] Read more

Advocates Push to Open Doors to College for Homeless, Foster Care Youth

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 13, 2016
Policy and programs can remove obstacles to college for youth experiencing homelessness and fos [...] Read more