Tag: Student aid

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Federal Student Aid Funding Woes Complicate Resuming Student Loan Payments

May 11, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Office of Federal Student Aid faces a “colossal undertaking” as it prepares to resume student loan payments after an unprecedented three-year pause, and funding constraints could hamper that effort, student loan experts say. Experts and advocates are worried that […]


GAO Report: Office of Federal Student Aid Is Understaffed

September 21, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Office of Federal Student Aid at the Department of Education is understaffed, as its staffing levels haven’t kept pace with the growing student loan portfolio, according to findings by the Government Accountability Office. From fiscal year 2010 to 2019, […]

Higher Education, News

Dept of Ed Student Aid Enforcement Unit to Reign In Abuses

February 15, 2016

Via: Education News

The Department of Education introduced an enforcement unit earlier this week that will examine fraud, waste, and abuse within the higher education system. During a news conference, acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. discussed the importance of the new unit, saying […]