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August 9, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

August 8, 2018 Prepared by: Greg Marak (gmarak@bosewashingtonpartners.com) Register today for COHEAO’s September 18 Higher Education Compliance Workshop! Below is an exclusive peak at one of our sessions. Kent Wada, chief privacy officer and director, policy and governance for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), will discuss the current challenge that traditional data breaches…

July 16, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

July 16, 2018 Dear COHEAO Members, We wanted to provide you an update on last week’s mark-up of the Fiscal Year 2019 House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education  Appropriations bill. We were excited to see that a  proposal advocated for by COHEAO regarding the continued servicing of Perkins loans was included in the…

July 12, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

Prepared by: Greg Marak July 12, 2018 Dear COHEAO members, Federal Student Aid (FSA) recently released the attached announcement regarding the distribution of assets and timelines for the Federal Perkins Loan revolving Fund in 2018-19. The following is from the release: The 2018–19 Distribution of Assets Notification Process After the FISAP is submitted through the…

June 12, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

June 11, 2018 Prepared by: Greg Marak Dear COHEAO Members, Please find attached the documents for advocacy on COHEAO’s Administrative Cost Allowance proposal for the  House and Senate Labor, HHS, Education appropriations bills mentioned in Friday’s Torch: ACA proposal & language Sample emails to use for House and Senate offices House & Senate Appropriations Staff…

March 28, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

Dear COHEAO Members, Thank you for your dedication and persistence in advocating for the continuation of the Perkins Loan program. Unfortunately, we were not successful in our recent push to have an extension of the loan program included in the final 2018 Omnibus spending bill. While this is disappointing, COHEAO still has much to do…

March 22, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

Dear COHEAO Members, The Omnibus Appropriations bill was finally made public late last night, and the news for Perkins Loans is bad: despite all the efforts and all the work by program supporters, a re-instatement of the Perkins Loan Program is not included in the legislation.  In talking to Congressional staff working on the bill…

March 12, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

March 12, 2018 Good Afternoon! Please take a moment to assist us with this brief but important call to action.  If you text the word Perkins to 52886, you will be directed to a form with a link to enter your name, address and email. This will create an email to your representative in the…

March 7, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

March 7, 2018 Great news! Representatives Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and John Duncan (R-TN) yesterday released a bipartisan “dear colleague” letter in support of extending the Perkins Loan Program for two years through the upcoming FY18 omnibus appropriations spending bill. We need your help in getting as many Members of Congress to sign this letter as…

March 2, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

March 1, 2018 Prepared by: Greg Marak (gmarak@bosewashingtonpartners.com) COHEAO is pleased to offer up to four $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.  Eligible applicants are students entering their sophomore year through graduate studies who are enrolled at COHEAO-member colleges and universities.  Please make sure to pass along this information to the appropriate faculty members…

February 28, 2018 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes, Uncategorized

February 28, 2018 Prepared by: Greg Marak (gmarak@bosewashingtonpartners.com) The Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017 (H.R.2482/S.1808) – currently has 243 cosponsors in the House and 22 cosponsors in the Senate! We need Congress to do the right thing and extend the Perkins Loan Program while they consider the future of all student aid programs during…

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