Highlights of a Study Group on Simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Scott, George A.
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/29/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article reports on the study conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the proposal by the study group participants to shorten the application process for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It notes that participants said that the use of federal income tax data collected by the government and revising its form shortens the application process which makes it easier for the students. However, the revision of the form changes the distribution of the aid.


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