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2022 Daily Briefing

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September 29, 2022

Articles On: FSA Updates FAQs on Federal Student Loan Forgiveness, Restricts Eligibility for FFELP Borrowers; Federal Judge Holds Hearing on “Garrison v. Cardona” Challenge to Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Plan; Six States File Suit Against Biden Administration’s Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Plan; Public Service Loan Forgiveness Coalition Sends Letter to President to Extend PSLF Waiver

Senate Passes Short-Term Continuing Resolution to Extend Federal Funding Past Weekend; CFPB Releases Supervisory Examinations Find Violations of Federal Law by Student Loan Servicers and University-Owned Lenders; Bill and Melinda Gates Study Examines Decline in College Enrollment; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

 

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September 26, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; NCHER Webinar on U.S. Department of Education’s Unified Servicing and Data Solution; FSA Releases Federal Register Notice on National Student Loan Data System; House Education and Labor Committee Member Adams Discusses Potential Funding Increases for HBCUs; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 22, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Webinar on the U.S. Department of Education’s USDS; FSA Releases Updated Reports on the Federal Student Loan Portfolio; Sen. Hawley Introduces “Make the Universities Pay Act, Proposing Colleges Pay for Defaults; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 21, 2022

Articles on: House Passes Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act, Heads to President for Signature; Federal Reserve Completes Two-Day Meeting, Raises Rates by 75 Basis Points for Third Meeting; Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Finds Steep Decline in Community College Enrollment for Black Students; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 20, 2022

Articles on: House Completes Debate, Sets Up Final Vote on Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act; White House Releases State-by-State Impact of Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Convenes Annual Conference This Week; Common Application Announces Significant Increase in Minority Applicants; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 19, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; Senate Banking Committee Republicans Send Letter to CFPB Expressing Concern with the Bureau’s Recent Actions; White House Domestic Policy Council’s Carmel Martin Moves to Office of Vice President; CBO Responds to House Republicans on Estimates of Federal Student Loan Program Costs Since 2010; Recent Polling Finds Partisan Divide on Federal Student Forgiveness; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 15, 2022

Articles on: Senate Democrats Block Republican Legislation Targeting President’s Authority to Cancel Federal Student Loan Debt; House Education and Labor Committee Holds Markup of Resolutions Related to Student Loans; House Education and Labor Committee Democrats Introduce LOAN Act, Aims to Lower Cost of College; House Education and Labor Committee, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans Send Letter to White House Examining Officials Who Worked on Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; FSA Updates FAQs on Loan Forgiveness; FSA Releases Draft Strategic Plan for FY 2023-2027; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 12, 2022

articles on: Weekly Rundown; Senate Democrats Send Letter to President Urging Expansion of Loan Forgiveness to More Parent PLUS Borrowers; Senate Finance Committee Democrats and Republicans Introduce EARN Act; California Publishes Proposed Regulations to Implement Student Loan Servicing Legislation; ARRC Holds Meeting, Cites Strong Progress on Transition to SOFR; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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September 8, 2022

Articles on: Articles on: House Education and Labor Committee Republicans Call for Hearing on President’s Authority to Cancel Federal Student Loan Debt; Texas Public Policy Foundation Ranks Public Higher Education Based on Debt and Earnings; Federal Reserve Releases Consumer Credit Report, Increases at Annual Rate of 6.2 Percent in July; NCHER Mourns the Passing of Carrol Lee Lawhorn U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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September 6, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; NCHER Federal Update – Fall 2022; Register Today!; FSA Publishes FAQs on Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; Sen. Warren Sends Letter to DOJ Demanding Changes to Undue Hardship Standard in Bankruptcy; FTC Issues Consumer Alert About Student Loan Forgiveness Scams; Tax Foundation Report Says Borrowers Could Be Taxed on Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; ACICS Announces “Orderly Dissolution” of Operations Following Department of Education Decision; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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September 1, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Offices Closed for Labor Day, Daily Briefing Returns on Tuesday; NCHER Federal Update–Fall 2022; Register Today!; NCHER-EFC-SLSA Submit Public Comments to Federal Reserve on Implementation of LIBOR Act; Department of Education Announces $1.5 Billion in Loan Discharges for Westwood College Students; Trellis Company Research Brief Examines Attitudes of Student Borrowers; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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August 29, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule in August; Weekly Rundown; White House Announces Applications for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness to Open in October; CRFB Estimates Student Loan Forgiveness, Program Changes Cost $500 Billion; Federal Reserve Chair Powell Signals Continued Rate Increases in Response to Inflation; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 25, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Federal Update–Fall 2022; Register Today!; Congressional Democrats Share Mixed Reactions to White House’s Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Plan; Biden Administration Releases Legal Basis for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Plan From ED and DOJ; Wharton School Releases Budget Brief Estimating Cost of Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; House and Senate Democrats Send Letter to Education Secretary Cardona to Extend PSLF Waiver; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 24, 2022

Articles on:Special NCHER Daily Briefing: The White House’s Announcements on Federal Student Loans; White House Announces Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Plan, NPRM Creating New Income Driven Repayment Plan; White House Announces Extension of Federal Student Loan Payment and Collections Pause Until End of Year; Department of Education Announces Over $10 Billion in Forgiveness Under PSLF

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August 22, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule in August; Weekly Rundown; Education Secretary Cardona Appears on “Meet the Press,” Says News on Student Debt Coming “Within the Next Week or So”; House Education and Labor Committee Ranking Member Foxx Says She Has No Opposition to Continuing as Top Republican; White House OIRA Begins Review of NPRM Creating New IDR Plan; ACE Sends Letter to Department of Education Urging Extension of PSLF Waiver; Department of Education Denies Appeal by ACICS to Remain Federal Accreditor; Sen. Scott Introduces COLLEGE Act, Creates Risk-Sharing Where Colleges Responsible for Paying Back Loans for Defaulted Borrowers

  • Debt Collective Announces Group of Borrowers Who Refuse to Restart Payments on Their Federal Student Loans
  • U.S. Department of Education News
  • General News
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August 18, 2022

Articles on: NCHER, EFC, SLSA Submit Public Comments on FFELP SOFR Election Form; FSA Publishes Dear Colleague on Fresh Start Initiative; Department of Education Discharges $3.9 Billion in Loans for ITT Students, Announces Plans to Recoup Millions from DeVry; Federal Reserve Releases Minutes of Recent FOMC Meeting, Remains Focused on Fighting Inflation; FTC Announces Plan to Send $822,000 to Borrowers Involved in Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme; Sallie Mae and Ipsos Study Finds FAFSA Completion Rates Stabilizing, Decline in Student Borrowing; Trellis Company Announces Commercial Research Division; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 15, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule in August; Weekly Rundown; Department of Education Begins Notifying Colleges of Reinstatement of Federal Student Aid Per “Fresh Start”; Senate Democrats, House Republicans Weigh in on Department of Education’s NPRM on Borrower Defense to Repayment and PSLF; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 11, 2022

Articles on: NCHER, EFC, SLSA Send Public Comments to Department of Education on NPRM on Borrower Defense to Repayment and PSLF; White House Officials Meet With Progressive Groups on Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; Department of Education Holds Raise the B.A.R. Summit, Announces Extension of Project Success and New College Completion Fund; New York Federal Reserve Examines Status of Student Loan Borrowers During COVID-19 Pandemic; FSA Issues Dear Colleague Letter on Replacement of LIBOR with SOFR for SAP Billing; GAO Report Urges Department of Education to Improve Communications with Borrowers on Closed School Discharges; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 8, 2022

Articles On:  NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule in August; Weekly Rundown; Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Approval to Sweet v. Cardona Settlement; Senate Confirms Paydar as Assistant Secretary of Postsecondary Education; Federal Reserve Releases Consumer Credit Report, Finds Credit Increased at Annual Rate of 10.5 Percent in June; NBER Working Paper Examines Impact of Full Participation in PSLF Waiver; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 4, 2022

Articles On: House Education Committee Republicans Introduce Responsible Education Assistance Through Loan (REAL) Reform Act; Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Calls on Federal Loan Servicers to Prioritize PSLF Benefits during Waiver Period; New York Federal Reserve Publishes Quarterly Report of Household Debt and Credit, Student Loan Balances Unchanged; CECU Requests Department of Education Records Related to BDR Regulations and Sweet v. Cardona Settlement; National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Report Finds Average Students Do not Earn Enough Credits to Complete Bachelor’s Degree in Five Years; Trellis Company Brief Examines Struggles and Obligations of Parenting Students; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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August 1, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule in August; Weekly Rundown; GAO Releases Report Finding Department of Education Underestimated Cost of Federal Student Loan Program by $311 Billion; Politico: U.S. Department of Education has Detail Plans for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; FSA Announces TEACH Grant Program Will Transition from FedLoan to MOHELA; State Attorney Generals Send Letter to President and Education Secretary Cardona Calling for Additional Changes to PSLF Waiver; UNCF Report Examines HBCU Funding; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 28, 2022

Articles on: House and Senate Democrats Send Letter to President and Education Secretary to Extend Current Federal Student Loan Payment Pause; Senate Appropriations Committee Releases FY2023 Labor, HHS, ED Appropriations Act, Includes AMF Extension; Department of Education Publishes NPRM on 90-10 Rule, Pell Grants for Prisons in Federal Register; University of Wisconsin Research Lab Analyzes Federal Student Loan Repayment Outcomes at Six Universities; Department of Commerce: U.S. Economy Shrinks for Second Consecutive Quarter; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 27, 2022

Articles on: Federal Reserve Concludes Two-Day Meeting, Raises Interest Rates by Another 75 Basis Points to Quell Inflation; New America Report Examines Student Loan Borrowers in Default; Student Borrower Protection Center Publishes Report Analyzing Department of Education’s Treatment of Incarcerated Borrowers; CBO Releases Long-Term Budget Outlook, Says Federal Deficit Set to Triple in Thirty Years; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 26, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Summer Legal Meeting Takes Place in Two Days: Virtual Option Available, Register Today!; FSA Instructs Federal Loan Servicers to Hold Billing Statements, Sign That Payment and Collections Pause May Be Extended Past August 31st; Department of Education Releases Proposed Regulations on 90/10, Change in Ownership, Pell Grants for Incarcerated Individuals; DOJ Files Motions to Deny Intervention in Sweet v. Cardona, Says Department of Education Can Discharge Student Loans Using Settlement Authority; Department of Education Blog Provides Updates to NSLDS Website; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 25, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; Department of Education Confirms Delay of Proposed Rule on New IDR Plan; CFPB Publishes Blog on Limited Waiver for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Urges Loan Servicers to Reach Out to Military Borrowers; House Education and Labor Committee Ranking Member Foxx Pens Open Letter on Federal Student Loan Policy; Senate and House Democrats Introduce Bill to Codify PSLF Waiver; Third Way Updates its Economic Mobility Index, Proposes New Higher Education Rating System; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 19, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Summer Legal Meeting: Virtual Option Now Available, Register Today!; House Education and Labor Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Tribal Colleges and Universities; Education Trust Report Examines How Student Loan Debt Harms Black Borrowers’ Mental Health; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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July 18, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; Department of Education Publishes Blog on College and Career Pathways; College Avenue Student Loans Survey Finds Half of Families Plan to Borrow to Finance Postsecondary Education; NCAN Report Finds Increase in FAFSA Applications This Year; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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July 14, 2022

Articles on:

  • FSA Publishes Quarterly Portfolio Reports, Focuses on Student Loan Payment Pause; For-Profit Colleges File Motion to Intervene in Department of Education’s Proposed Borrower Defense Settlement; House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Reform PSLF; Reps. Bonamici and Kilmer Introduce Bill to Update Federal Work Study; Excelencia in Education Report Examines Latino College Completion; U.S. Department of Education News; General News
 
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July 13, 2022

Articles On: Department of Education Publishes NPRM on Borrower Defense to Repayment and PSLF in Federal Register; House and Senate Education Committee Republicans Urge Secretary Cardona to Extend Public Comment Period on NPRM; House Begins Consideration of National Defense Authorization Act, Debt Collection Amendment Made in Order; New York Department of Financial Services Sends Letter to Federal Loan Servicers on Best Practices for PSLF; Department of Education Releases Final Installment of HEERF Grants from American Relief Plan; CBO Publishes Monthly Budget Review for June 2022; American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Publishes Report on Alternative and Micro-Credentials; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 12, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Summer Legal Meeting: Virtual Option Now Available, Register Today!; Department of Education Slated to Publish NPRM on Borrower Defense, PSLF Package in Federal Register Tomorrow; Education Department FSA Released Additional Updates to StudentAid.gov; TYTON Partners Released a Report on Driving Towards a Degree: Closing Outcome Gaps Through Student Supports; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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July 11, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; House Slated to Consider National Defense Authorization Act This Week, Private Student Loan Amendments Filed; Sen. Menendez Sends Letter to Education Secretary Cardona Asking for Extension of PSLF Waiver Past October; Better Future Forward Releases Report Outlining Roadmap to Equitable Student Finance System; Federal Reserve Releases Consumer Credit Report, Shows Consumers Continue to Take on Debt; Department of Education’s Proposed Rule on Title IX to be Published in the Federal Register Tomorrow; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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July 7, 2022

Articles On: NCHER Summer Legal Meeting: Register Today!; Department of Education Releases NPRM on Borrower Defense to Repayment and PSLF, Includes 30-Day Comment Period; FSA Releases Memo on FFELP Special Allowance Rates for Latest Quarter; Louisiana Gov. Bell Signs New Student Loan Legislation Into Law; GAO Sends Letter to Education Secretary Cardona Urging Compliance with Outstanding Recommendations on Improving Federal Student Aid Programs; CFPB Issues Advisory Opinion on Protection of Personal Data in Credit Reports; Federal Reserve Releases Minutes of Recent Meeting, Says Will Accept Slower Growth to Fight Inflation; TICAS Brief Highlights Comprehensive Student Success Programs During COVID-19; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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July 5, 2022

Articles On: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule This Week; Weekly Rundown; NCHER Welcomes New Officers, Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2022-2023; White House Approves Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations, NPRM Slated for Release Tomorrow; CFPB Releases Advisory Opinion Addressing Convenience Fees Charged by Debt Collectors; Department of Education OIG Issues Report Finding Agency Failed to Meet Compliance Reporting Requirements; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News - PHEAA, WGU, KHEAA; General News

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June 30, 2022

Articles On: NCHER Offices Closed for Independence Day, Daily Briefing Resumes on Tuesday; NCHER Summer Legal Meeting: Register Today!; House Appropriations Committee Approves Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Act, Defeats Hinson Amendment on Student Loan Forgiveness; House Appropriations Committee Releases Report on Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Act; Republican Senators Introduce Bill to Require Biden Administration from Obtaining Funds from Congress Before Providing Federal Student Loan Cancellation; FSA Releases Final Memo Setting Variable Interest Rates for FFELP; CFPB Releases Interpretative Rule Limiting Scope of Fair Credit Reporting Act’s Preemption Provision; TICAS Publishes Brief on Access and Completion of Pell Grant Recipients, Focus on Community College Students; National Student Clearinghouse Report Finds Persistence Rates Increased for Students Starting College in Fall 2020; U.S. Department of Education News;  General News

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June 27, 2022

Articles On: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule for Next Two Weeks; Weekly Rundown; Politico Interviews House Education and Labor Committee Chair Scott on College Affordability; Department of Education Releases Updated Data on PSLF; CBO Releases New Estimates for Cost of Federal Student Loan Programs; Debt Collective Forgives Debt for For-Profit College Students; Federal Judge Sets Hearing on Settlement Involving Borrower Defense to Repayment Case; House Passes Legislation to Improve Mental Health Services for College Students; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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June 23, 2022

Articles On: NCHER Summer Legal Meeting: Draft Agenda Just Released, Register Today; House Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY 2023 Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Act; Department of Education Announces Settlement to Discharge Borrower Defense to Repayment Claims for 200,000 Borrowers; FTC Provides $2 Million to Students Harmed by Student Debt Doctor; House and Senate Education Committee Republicans Send Letter Questioning Department of Education Ties to Debt Collective; House Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2023 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act; Federal Reserve Chair Powell Addresses Monetary Policy and the Economy at House Financial Services Committee Hearing; National Student Clearinghouse Releases Report on Undergraduate Degree Earners; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News - Western Governors University; General News

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June 22, 2022

Articles On: House Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2023 Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Act, Includes AMF Extension; White House Releases Spring 2022 Unified Regulatory Agenda, Department of Education Pushes Gainful Employment Rule to 2023; Senate Banking Committee Holds Hearing on Monetary Policy Report with Federal Reserve Chair Powell; FSA Announces End of Mobile App, Plans to Direct All Borrowers to StudentAid.gov; White House Issues Proclamation on 50th Anniversary of Pell Grant Program; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News - MOHELA; General News

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June 21, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; News Sources: President Biden Says He is Close to Student Loan Forgiveness Decision; CFPB Publishes Blog on Approach to Regulation; NPR/Ipsos Poll Finds that 55 Percent of the General Public Supports $10,000 in Student Loan Debt Forgiveness; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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June 16, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Offices Closed for Juneteenth, Daily Briefing Resumes on Tuesday; NCHER Legal Meeting: Registration Now Open for Summer Meeting; Senate Passes Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act; House Democrats Send Letter to Education Secretary Cardona Asking Questions on Implementation of Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; House Republicans Send Letter to Office of Government Ethics Raising Questions of Biden Administration Officials Who May Benefit from Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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June 15, 2022

Articles on: House and Senate Republicans Send Letter to Education Secretary Cardona Questioning Legal Authority to Act on Loan Forgiveness; Senate and House Committee Republican Leaders Send Letter to Education Secretary Cardona Requesting Information on Sharing of FAFSA Data With Facebook; FSA Releases Federal Register Notice and Form for Conversion of Special Allowance Payments to SOFR; Federal Reserve Completes Two-Day Meeting, Raises Interest Rates by 75 Basis Points; Pew Releases Survey Results on Student Loan Defaults; Department of Education Publishes FAFSA Demographic Survey to Implement Simplification Act; Strada Releases Report on Education Expectations and Views on the Value of College and Likelihood to Enroll; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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June 14, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Legal Meeting: Registration Now Open for Summer Meeting; SHEEO Releases State Higher Education Finance Report, Finds State Funding to Public Colleges Surpasses Expectations; CLASP and NCLC Release Report on Addressing Racial Disparities in Student Loans; Urban Institute Report Includes Recommendations on IDR Reform; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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June 13, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; House Appropriations Committee Announces Markup Schedule for FY2023 Spending Bills; House Education and Labor Committee Ranking Member Foxx Questions Administration’s Authority to Forgive Student Loan Debt; Purdue University President Mitch Daniels Steps Down, Reveals Back a Boiler ISA Has Been Paused; College Leaders, Skills First Coalition Urge Congress to Provide Online Education Program Access to Short-Term Pell Grants; CFPB Takes Action Against Owner of Processingstudentloans; News Sources: Department of Education Will Not Take Action Against Corinthian Colleges Executives; FSA Releases Electronic Announcement Confirming Variable Interest Rates; Senate Appropriations Committee Holds Hearing with Education Secretary Cardona; Federal Reserve Releases Monthly Consumer Credit Report, Finds Decrease in Student Loan Debt; Third Way Report Encourages Department of Education to Improve Cohort Default Rate; Texas Public Policy Foundation Examines Department of Education Data on Recent Graduate Earnings; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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June 2, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Daily Briefing Breaks During Annual Conference; Biden Administration Announces Cancellation of Remaining Student Loan Debt for Corinthian College Borrowers; White House Economic Advisor Says Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Would Have “Quite Small” Impact on Inflation; House Education and Labor Committee Republicans Urge DOJ to Intervene in Department of Education Negotiated Rulemaking; Federal Reserve Publishes Data Examining How Expiration of Federal Student Loan Forbearance Might Impact Borrowers; FTC Announces Action Against Financial Education Services; The Century Foundation Releases Report Finding Parent PLUS Loans Disproportionately Burden Black Parents; NCES Publishes Report on the Condition of Education; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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May 31, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Daily Briefing Publishing on Abbreviated Schedule This Week, Breaking for Annual Conference; Weekly Rundown; News Reports: President Biden Close to Announcing Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Soon, Unions Urge Cancellation; House Financial Services Committee Announces Schedule for June; Senate HELP Committee Releases Discussion Draft on RISE and SHINE Act; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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May 26, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Offices Closed for Memorial Day, Daily Briefing Returns on Tuesday; House Education and Labor Committee Holds Hearing with Education Secretary Cardona; CFPB Publishes Blog Discussing How Borrowers Could Consolidate FFELP Loans to Take Advantage of IDR Program Changes; CFPB Announces “Black Box” Credit Models Must Still Inform Consumers of Reasons for Adverse Actions; National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Publishes Data Highlighting Spring Enrollment Decline; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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May 25, 2022

Articles on: FSA Releases Electronic Announcement Setting Federal Student Loan Interest Rates; White House Advisory Committee on HBCU Holds First Meeting, Discusses Need to Increase Federal Support; Federal Reserve Releases Minutes of May Meeting, Reveals Continued Increases in Federal Funds Rate Likely; CBO Publishes Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2022 to 2032; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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May 24, 2022

Articles on: Senate Appropriations Committee Postpones Hearing with Education Secretary Cardona; House Financial Services Committee Releases Views and Estimates, Calls for Private Student Loan Protections; Department of Education Leaders, New Jersey Governor Highlight Efforts to Improve Access to PSLF; CFPB Announces New Office of Competition and Innovation; ARRC Holds Meeting to Discuss Momentum Towards SOFR; Federal Reserve Issues Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households Report, Finds Decreasing Share of Borrowers Behind on Student Loan Payments; NASFAA Releases Survey Examining Staffing Issues in Financial Aid Offices; U.S. Department of Education News; Member News; General News

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May 23, 2022

Articles on: Weekly Rundown; FSA Issues Solicitation For New Unified Servicing and Data Solution; House and Senate Education Committee Republicans Send Letter to Education Secretary Cardona Demanding Response on Sharing FAFSA Data with Facebook; Consumer and Civil Rights Groups Sue Education Secretary Cardona Over Borrower Defense to Repayment Delays; Sen. Manchin Sends Letter to Secretary Cardona Over ‘Unacceptable’ Delay in TRIO Funding; Department of Education Hosts Virtual Summit on Support for Mental Health and Students with Disabilities; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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May 18, 2022

Articles on: NCHER Annual Conference: Hotel Cut-Off Today, Don’t Forget to Call the DeSoto; FSA Releases Dear Colleague Letter Waiving Verification Requirements for 2022-2023 Award Year; Pell Institute Releases Report Examining Higher Education Equity; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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May 17, 2022

Articles on: Politico: MSNBC Host, Former White House Aide Presses Education Secretary Cardona on Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; CFPB Report Focuses on Mortgage Servicing as COVID-19 Forbearances End, Could Foretell Focus on Student Loans; U.S. Department of Education News; General News

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