The information covered below is from January 27 to February 2.
On February 1, the House Oversight and Accountability Committee held a hearing to explore waste, fraud, and abuse related to federal pandemic spending.
On February 1, USED released new data estimating that more than 18 million college students have received direct financial aid under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund since the start of 2021.
On January 31, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held an organizational meeting – the first with Republicans in the majority – for the 118th Congress.
Biden Administration shares how formal end of COVID-19 emergency declaration will impact student loan forgiveness, repayment: On January 30, President Biden announced that the Administration will formally end the COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency (PHE), first declared at the start of the pandemic by the Trump Administration in March 2020, on May 11, 2023. The COVID-19 national emergency declaration is set to expire on March 1, and the federal PHE on April 11. The Biden Administration’s plan to extend both declarations until the May 11th end date […]