STUDENT LOANS: Federal Web-based Tool on Private Loans Would Pose Implementation Challenges and May Be Unnecessary

September 2010
GAO Reports;9/29/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the insignificance of providing prospective student borrowers with a Web-based tool containing real-time information. It suggests that the provision of information on private student loans may not align with education's role in promoting federal student aid. It also highlights the challenges that the federal government would face in implementing such tool.


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