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Education Department boosts FAFSA outreach efforts to close completion gap

The agency announced a $50 million effort to provide more support to students and families in light of the botched rollout of the new form.

Published May 6, 2024

In its continued effort to remedy the series of snafus marring the rollout of an updated Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday more technical and outreach support to help high schools, states, and private and nonprofit organizations boost FAFSA completion rates for high school seniors.

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