ED Sec. Duncan Speaks to FSA Attendees On President’s College Ratings Plan, Innovative Financial Aid Programs
In a speech given yesterday at the 2013 Federal Student Aid (FSA) Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals in Las Vegas, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed the efforts being made by the Obama administration to reform the current structure of federal student aid and announced the release of a new, online Financial Aid Toolkit. “Our broad goals are that the financial aid system must become more transparent, much simpler, and more innovative,” Duncan said. “It must do much more to not only increase access and completion but to help people responsibly manage their debt.”
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