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Jan 14, 2022

The dotEDU hosts discuss how Congress is trying to clean up the mess it left behind before the holiday break on a number of bills that could affect higher education in 2022, including the Build Back Better Act, which could impact the maximum Pell Grant, other federal spending bills, and the U.S. Innovation and...


Dec 16, 2021

Hosts Jon Fansmith, Sarah Spreitzer, and Mushtaq Gunja talk about the restart of student loan repayments on Feb. 1, and how that pandemic-relief policy is related to the Biden administration’s broader pledge to cancel $10,000 in student debt. Jon is then joined by ACE Senior Vice President Terry Hartle, who reviews...


Dec 2, 2021

Hosts Jon Fansmith, Sarah Spreitzer, and Mushtaq Gunja talk about the pressing items members of Congress need to wrap up before the end of the year, including a deal on a bill to fund the government. They then dive into a lively discussion with Justin Draeger, president and CEO of the National Association of...


Nov 19, 2021

In this live conversation, hosts Jon Fansmith and Sarah Spreitzer discuss the status of the Build Back Better Act—the budget reconciliation bill that enacts a large chunk of the Biden administration’s domestic agenda—legislation dealing with competition with China, a House hearing on the education sector’s use...


Nov 4, 2021

With negotiations taking longer than expected and details still being hammered out on the Biden administration’s domestic spending plan, hosts Jon Fansmith, Sarah Spreitzer, and Mushtaq Gunja take time to reflect on whether or not the Virginia and New Jersey governor races will be a bellwether for next year’s...