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Here's the latest news about federal student aid, the FAFSA, and this Financial Aid Toolkit.

Below are the most recent announcements we've posted to the site. Keep an eye on this page for updates!

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Correcting Estimated Tax Information on the FAFSA

Now that most people have filed their federal taxes, it's time for students to correct any estimated tax information they reported on their FAFSAs.

April 16, 2014

Help Department of Education Make Data and Processes More Open and Efficient

The Department of Education wants your input on how APIs (application programming interfaces) could make our data and processes more open and efficient.

April 15, 2014

April 2014 Updates to Online FAFSA

Several enhancements to the online FAFSA were implemented on April 13, 2014.

April 14, 2014

Application and Verification Guide of Federal Student Aid Handbook Published

The Application and Verification Guide has been published. The guide provides information on the FAFSA and verification.

April 09, 2014

Sallie Mae to Separate Into Two Companies

Sallie Mae, a federal loan servicer, will separate into two companies in fall 2014. There is nothing that federal student loan borrowers need to do now.

February 27, 2014

FAFSA Completion Data Available

The FAFSA Completion Tool provides high schools with FAFSA submission data so schools can track progress. Data for the class of 2014 is now available.

February 18, 2014

Help Current and Former Foster Care Youth Find Financial Aid

Point current and former foster care youth to FAFSA information and to our fact sheet about educational and training vouchers.

February 11, 2014

Welcome to the Financial Aid Toolkit

Through the Financial Aid Toolkit, Federal Student Aid offers resources that can be used by individuals who advise students about college financial aid.

December 01, 2013