Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act
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Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act hearing[s] before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Federal aid to higher education -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E369 1985c
The Physical Object
Pagination9 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2343966M
LC Control Number86601302

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Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of Background Information. Since the last reauthorization of the HEA in , funding for the programs authorized under the HEA has increased significantly. Notably, the amount of Federal student aid available has been increased by $23 billion between and Making Financial Aid Work for All Aug As Congress inches closer to taking a wholesale look at the federal role in higher education through the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA), NASFAA is pleased to outline recommendations to make financial aid work for all.; In Final HEA Reauthorization Hearing, House Committee Tackles Innovation. This site provides information on the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which reauthorizes of the Higher Education Act of , as amended. The Higher Education Act is the authorizing statute for nearly all of the programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education as well as the Federal Student Aid programs. HIGHER EDUCATION ACT REAUTHORIZATION PRINCIPLES Overview Americans owe nearly $ trillion in Federal student loans, an amount that exceeds credit card debt, auto loans, or home equity loans. This overwhelming debt, borne by tens of millions of borrowers, wreaks havoc on families across the country and threatens our Nation’s economic stability.

The reauthorization of the HEA must focus on four key principles: affordability, accountability, access, and protecting the rights and safety of all students. Democrats believe that any reauthorization of the Higher Education Act must: Make college more affordable and tackle the crushing burden of student loan debt. It is. Higher Education Act Reauthorization – August AACC. on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to two substantive questions and would provide families the ability to learn earlier how much student aid a student may qualify for. The FAST Act also would consolidate the various federal grant and loan programs, restore. History and Introduction zIn Congress created the Higher Education Act (HEA). zCongress must reauthorize the Act every five years. zThe previous version of the legislation, passed in , and authorized HEA until zCurrently, there is a continuing resolution . Reauthorization House Democrats Release Bill to Reauthorize the Higher Education Act. Octo Yesterday, the House Education and Labor Committee, which is chaired by Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia, released the College Affordability Act to reauthorize the Higher Education Act of

Higher Education Act may refer to. The Higher Education Act of , an Act of the Congress of the United States that was intended to strengthen the resources of colleges and universities, and to provide financial aid to students; The Higher Education Act , an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which introduced several changes to the higher education system. Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Issues and Options A two-part process was established to help define the major policy topics that are the subject of the ten chapters of the report as well as to identify specific issues of concern, proposals, and options for change. The Higher Education Act of was reauthorized in , , , , , , , and Current authorization for the programs in the Higher Education Act expired at the end of , but has been extended through while Congress prepares changes and amended: 20 U.S.C.: Education.   Lawmakers intended to include language simplifying the application as part of a measure reauthorizing provisions of the Higher Education Act. close Report Video Issue Go to Live Event.