Comments on IPEDS SFA Survey

January 2, 2009

It is important for students, policymakers, and the public to have timely and accurate information on financial aid to inform decision making and hold colleges accountable for their policies and practices. We support the proposed changes to the IPEDS Student Financial Aid (SFA) survey because they will provide important information about students’ use of federal grant programs...

Comments on 2009-10 Student Aid Report (SAR)

November 26, 2008

Our comments on the draft 2009-2010 Student Aid Report (SAR) emphasize the need for the report to send a clear message about students' federal aid eligibility and the steps they must take to receive awards. The SAR should prioritize the most useful information and present it as clearly and intuitively as possible.

Proposal for Technical Corrections to IBR and PSLF

November 21, 2008

This letter was sent to Congressional leaders, and outlines our proposal for making technical corrections to the regulations for Income-Based Repayment and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. The corrections would ensure that the programs are as available and accessible as possible, and that the implementation follows the intent of the law that created the programs.