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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

WICHE is closely monitoring the outbreak of “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes, which has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). To inform and facilitate your response to a rapidly changing situation, WICHE has compiled the following set of resources, which will be updated as new information becomes available.

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Keeping the Promise: New Tools for a Better-Than-Ever Aid Experience

February 24, 2020 - 8:31am

By: Chief Operating Officer Mark Brown, Federal Student Aid Just a couple months ago, I promised to keep you updated about all the ways Federal Student Aid (FSA) is making your experience with us better. I’m excited to share that today we launched a few incredibly beneficial tools that make it easier than ever to

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Recapping ED Games Expo Week 2020

January 30, 2020 - 1:50pm

The ED Games Expo is the Department of Education’s annual showcase and celebration of innovation in education for students of all ages and practitioners in education and special education. The different technologies showcased at this year’s Expo were developed by 115 teams with funding support from 33 programs across the Federal government, including seven Department

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How to Deduct Student Loan Interest on your Taxes (1098-E)

January 30, 2020 - 8:54am

Student loans, interest payments, and taxes: three things that have scared many people for years now. Read on to learn how these things can benefit you. If you made federal student loan payments in 2019, you may be eligible to deduct a portion of the interest paid on your 2019 federal tax return. This is

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Keeping the Promise: Announcing a New StudentAid.gov

December 23, 2019 - 7:26am

By: Chief Operating Officer Mark Brown, Federal Student Aid Hi. I’m Mark Brown, the chief operating officer at Federal Student Aid (FSA). Today marks my first post on the Homeroom blog, and do I have exciting news for you! StudentAid.gov—your trusted source to learn about, apply for, and manage your federal student aid—is all new and

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