ERIC Number: ED485440
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec
Federal Education Update, December 2004. Commission Update 04-17.
California Postsecondary Education Commission
This update presents some of the major issues affecting education occurring at the national level. These include: Higher Education Act Extended for One Year; New Law Increases Loan Forgiveness for Teachers; Domestic Appropriations Measures Completed; Change in Federal Student Aid Rules; Bush Advisor Nominated To Be Education Secretary In Second Term; Diploma Mills Provide Grist For House Hearing; Student Loan Default Rates Hit All Time Low; IPEDS Student Unit Record Feasibility Study; College Board's Annual Reports on College Pricing and Financial Aid; President Bush's Campaign Plan For A Bold New Direction In Education
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Student Financial Aid, Loan Repayment, Federal Aid, Education, Federal Programs, Academic Degrees, Deception, Job Training, Lifelong Learning
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 1303 J Street, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814-2938. Tel: 916-322-9268.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.