Tags Office of Federal Student Aid

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter • 4 years ago

The agency's Office of Federal Student Aid has overhauled the FAFSA website to make it easier for mobile users. Next, it's rolling out a mobile app.

Education secretary urges SXSW EDU audience to ‘rethink higher education’

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Betsy DeVos and a panel of entrepreneurs highlight need for more agile ways to meet students’ needs.

Some student loan refunds could soon come via plastic

by Patience Wait • 4 years ago

The U.S. Department of Education is about to release its Request for Proposal for a pilot involving four colleges with up to 25,000 students each.

Mobile-friendly FAFSA expected in spring 2018

by Emily Tate • 4 years ago

The mobile app will allow students to fill out and submit FAFSA forms from their phones — and toggle between devices as they choose.

Education Department warns of extortion cyberthreat against schools

by Emily Tate • 5 years ago

Hackers have targeted K-12 schools in at least three states in the last month alone.

Ed Department issues technical guidance for FAFSA tool

by Emily Tate • 5 years ago

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool was suspended earlier this year. The tool, updated to include new security features, will be reinstated in time for the next FAFSA cycle.