Tags Office of Federal Student Aid

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter

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

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

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

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

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

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.