TG announces training opportunities for 2015

October 24, 2014 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

TG looks forward to continuing to provide customers with quality, cost-conscious training opportunities to address schools' training needs and industry changes.

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Providing a wider view: TG debuts National Fact Sheets

October 21, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

At this time of increased accountability and longer monitoring periods with regard to cohort default rates (CDRs), schools need a more complete picture of the factors that may be contributing to federal student loan default. TG has created an at-a-glance web resource that schools from across the country can use to take a wider view of critical institutional statistics.

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ED publishes Violence Against Women Act final rules

October 20, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In the Federal Register dated October 20, 2014, ED published final rules implementing the Violence Against Women Act. ED developed these final rules after reviewing public comments received on the proposed rules that ED issued on June 20, 2014. Approximately 2,200 parties submitted comments on the proposed regulations. In addition, approximately 3,600 individuals submitted a petition expressing their support for comments submitted by the American Association of University Women.

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Verification-acceptable documentation update

October 20, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated October 17, 2014, ED informs schools that for the remainder of the 2014-2015 award year verification, a signed paper copy of a 2013 IRS tax return may be accepted as alternative documentation to meet the "acceptable documentation" standard for income and other tax related verification information. This alternative documentation can only be used when the tax filer had recently requested an IRS Tax Return Transcript but was unsuccessful in obtaining the transcript.

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Closed school corner, October 2014

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

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

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Building Bridges for Its Borrowers: Black Hawk College uses research and outreach to improve outcomes

October 14, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Aversion Solutions

Black Hawk College has a lot to be pleased about concerning its cohort default rate (CDR). Its official fiscal year (FY) 2011 rate is down nine percentage points from its FY 2010 rate. One tactic that Black Hawk uses that has contributed to this CDR reduction is borrower research and outreach.

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For many colleges and universities, HigherEDGE® can deliver positive results

October 14, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Aversion Solutions

Latest performance measures indicate HigherEDGE® delivers positive results to institutions that take advantage of its strategic default management services.

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New TG poster for students promotes access to higher education

October 14, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

TG now offers "Picture Yourself in College," a poster that promotes higher education to students.

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TG funds new HSI Center for Policy and Practice; welcomes launch of official site

October 07, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

On Tuesday, September 30, TG's President and CEO Sue McMillin helped welcome the official launch of Excelencia in Education's HSI Center for Policy and Practice (HSI-CP2).

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New FSA ID will replace the Federal Student Aid PIN

October 03, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

New FSA ID will replace the Federal Student Aid PIN

In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated October 1, 2014, ED announced that a new FSA ID will replace the FSA PIN as the login process for student and borrower-based websites, including FAFSA on the Web, NSLDS Student Access, StudentLoans.gov, StudentAid.gov, and the TEACH Grant website. This transition will occur in spring 2015.

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