ED to Streamline Federal Student Aid Online Experience for Partners, Including Institutions
At the annual Federal Student Aid Training Conference, the Department of Education shared details on its upcoming Partner Connect portal. The conference also included more than 35 educational sessions, which are now available for free, on-demand viewing online.
ED Issues New Regulatory Waivers, Extends Others
In a notice recently posted in the Federal Register, the Department of Education announced several new regulatory waivers to assist institutions, students, and borrowers through the COVID-19 pandemic. ED also extended several waivers it had granted earlier in 2020.
Law Makes Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill
Institutions will need to use the Department of Veterans Affairs’ “dual certification” method, repay the VA for overpayments due to changes in student veteran enrollment, and provide certain disclosures to student veterans.