Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Nov 17, 2023

Hosts Jon Fansmith and Sarah Spreitzer are joined by their ACE colleague Steven Bloom to discuss how the never-ending threats of a government shutdown are impacting funding legislation for higher education. They look at the Education Department’s proposed timeline for the new FAFSA and what’s left for Congress to deal with after the Thanksgiving holiday, and Steven shares insight into the Department of Labor’s proposed policy to switch up overtime pay requirements.

Tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @ACEducation or

Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

House Passes Funding Bill To Avert Government Shutdown
The Washington Post (sub. req.) | Nov. 14, 2023 

House Education Budget Cuts Federal Work-Study, Other Programs 
Inside Higher Ed | Nov. 7, 2023 

Colleges Predict Tuition Increases, Layoffs Under Proposed Overtime Rule
Inside Higher Ed | Nov. 13, 2023 

House Republicans Blame DEI Programs for Rise in Campus Antisemitism
Inside Higher Ed | Nov. 15, 2023 

Overhaul of Widely Used College Financial Aid Form Could Make it a 10-Minute Process
ABC News | Nov. 15, 2023 

Final Title IX Rules Delayed Once More as Education Department Misses Deadline
Higher Ed Dive | Nov. 1, 2023 

College Hazing Under Scrutiny in New Bipartisan Legislation
USA Today | Oct. 24, 2023