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Education Department Boosts FAFSA Outreach Efforts to Close Completion Gap


In its continued effort to remedy the series of snafus marring the rollout of an updated Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday more technical and outreach support to help high schools, states, and private and nonprofit organizations boost FAFSA completion rates for high school seniors. At the center of the announcement is a $50 million investment to organizations already working with schools and districts to expand college access and enrollment. ECMC, a student loan management nonprofit company, will lead the FAFSA outreach effort.

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