Testimony Opportunities to Simplify and Modernize Federal Student Aid
Testimony before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate
Matthew Chingos
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Matthew Chingos, director of the Urban Institute’s Education Policy Program, testified before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee on modernizing and reforming the Higher Education Act (HEA) to improve federal student aid programs that can increase educational attainment and economic mobility. His testimony addresses the student loan repayment crisis, streamlining student aid into a single grant and a single loan program, and income-driven loan repayment reforms

Research Areas Education
Tags Higher education School funding Financial knowledge and capability Secondary education Higher Education Act
Policy Centers Center on Education Data and Policy