Tags Office of Federal Student Aid

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter • 2 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 • 2 years ago

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

Trump's budget reaffirms Education Department's plans to modernize FAFSA

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The Trump administration's proposal for fiscal 2019 commits to building a "nimble new system" for the Office of Federal Student Aid.

Some student loan refunds could soon come via plastic

by Patience Wait • 2 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.

FSA head will lead new Office of Strategy and Transformation

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The new office will be in charge of streamlining the federal student aid delivery process, the U.S. Department of Education said.

Mobile-friendly FAFSA expected in spring 2018

by Emily Tate • 3 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.

DeVos: FAFSA mobile app, digital makeover coming soon

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The secretary of Education announced the app, plus plans to modernize the federal student aid application process, at a conference in Orlando.

Education Department warns of extortion cyberthreat against schools

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

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

FAFSA's data retrieval tool to come back online in time for 2018-19 application cycle

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The Internal Revenue Service tool was shut down from March after identity thieves used it to steal tax refunds.