Ask the Policy Expert: CDR issues

July 30, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

Currently, my school is exempt from the 30-day delay and the multiple disbursement provisions. However, I anticipate our upcoming official CDR to be above 15 percent which will prevent us from taking advantage of the benefits for low CDRs. What is the timeframe for implementing the 30-day delay and multiple disbursement requirements?

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TG's HigherEDGE® featured in national higher education publication

July 29, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Aversion Solutions

Today's spotlight story in University Business Magazine¸ a national publication for higher education leaders at two- and four-year colleges and universities, features Huston-Tillotson University and its experience with HigherEDGE® Default Aversion Solutions.

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TG poster provides easy steps to getting to college

July 29, 2014 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

Download this helpful graphic that gives students the 8 steps to getting to college, a free resource from TG and AIE.

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ED issues guidance on impacts of the Supreme Court's Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act

July 25, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

On July 24, 2014, ED published two Dear Colleague Letters (DCLs), GEN-14-14 and GEN-14-15, that provide information regarding certain issues impacted by the Supreme Court's Windsor decision in the Defense of Marriage Act.

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ED issues guidance on FAFSA filers under the age of 13

July 22, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated July 18, 2014, ED provided guidance regarding the eligibility of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filer who is under the age of 13.

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Closed school corner, July 2014

July 22, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

Review the list of newly reported school closures and corrections from the July 2014 Closed School Monthly Report supplied by ED.

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ED issues guidance to help schools comply with new Violence Against Women Act provisions

July 18, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) was amended by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

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TG report recommends targeted default prevention efforts

July 16, 2014 · TG Research and Analytical Success · No Comments

New TG research study shows how schools can tailor loan counseling to borrowers who need it most.

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Don't miss this week's TG webinar on default aversion best practices: Register today!

July 15, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

TG Webinars

You still have time to register for this week's TG webinar, Default Aversion: Aligning Best Practices and Metrics for Success. The webinar is scheduled for this Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Central Time.

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ED announces new information regarding the FAFSA Completion Initiative

July 14, 2014 · Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

With the assistance of many of the state grant agencies, ED recently implemented the FAFSA Completion Initiative to help increase the number of students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for federal, state, and other student financial aid. Under the initiative, state grant agencies are authorized to provide limited FAFSA information to high schools, school districts, and to certain "designated entities."

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