Comments to the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance

Publication Date: April 2004

Publisher: National Consumer Law Center; Center for Law and Social Policy


Research Area: Education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance is preparing a report to Congress on simplification of the federal financial aid application process and on other changes that allow students to better balance the demands of work, school, and family. These comments to the Advisory Committee, submitted in conjunction with the National Consumer Law Center and the Workforce Alliance, provide concrete suggestions on how to better align the Higher Education Act with the needs of employers and the realities of working adults lives.