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Post-Electoral Prognostication: Predicting Higher Education and Student Loan Policy Initiatives Under the New Administration

This lesson will provide a detailed overview of the future of higher education and student loan policy and specific topics such as broad student loan forgiveness, Biden's campaign proposals, the makeup of Congress and the plan for bipartisanship, speculation about the new Secretary of Education and what we can expect at the Department, how things may change after mid-term elections, and more. This lesson includes a webinar presented by Betsy Mayotte of The Institute of Student Loan Advisors (TISLA).

Lesson Objectives

After completing this lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Speak to current federal financial aid policies and legislative updates
  • Identify which federal financial aid policies and legislative issues are important to share with families
  • Know where to go to stay informed about these issues on an on-going basis

Lesson Deliverables

To complete this lesson, participants will:

  • Watch the recording of our Post-Electoral Prognostication: Predicting Higher Education and Student Loan Policy Initiatives Under the New Administration webinar, presented by Betsy Mayotte of The Institute of Student Loan Advisors (TISLA)
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  • Download a copy of the Post-Electoral Prognostication: Predicting Higher Education and Student Loan Policy Initiatives Under the New Administration webinar slides (coming soon)
  • Visit NAFSAA's Legislative Tracker for up-to-date news 
  • Visit Federal Student Aid's Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) page

Complete the MEFA Institute Evidence of Learning Form to earn 1 PDP for this lesson.

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