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Another College Board Official Joins FAFSA Team

College Board chief information officer Jeff Olson is joining the Education Department’s team in charge of implementing next year’s Free...

Leaning Into Credit for Prior Learning

Building an ecosystem that recognizes and values the diverse experiences and knowledge of learners.

CBO Predicts no Pell Shortfall in 2024 Because of FAFSA Issues

The Pell Grant program is expected to run a $11.4 billion surplus for the fiscal year, the Congressional Budget Office...
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More Downsizing at Beleaguered ETS

The former SAT administrator and owner of the GRE offered buyouts to most of its U.S. workforce Tuesday morning, kickstarting its second round of job cuts in under a year.

No Public Comment for Next Year’s FAFSA

The U.S. Department of Education will not be opening next year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to public...

131 Scholarships Affected by Texas DEI Ban

Texas public colleges are freezing or amending 131 scholarships with race-based eligibility requirements in order to comply with the state’s...
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No Such Thing as Perfect Admissions Criteria

A recent survey of AAPI adults drives that point home, Jim Jump writes.

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College Board President Will Oversee FAFSA Launch

Jeremy Singer, a familiar face in higher-ed circles, will lead the department’s strategy on the 2025–26 aid application.