LeadMN joined 22 national organizations in urging Chairwoman Murray and Ranking Member Burr to help students that are in danger of losing federal financial aid because of Satisfactory Academic Progress issues. The pandemic has been a difficult event for many students and this reset would allow them to get back on their feet academically, instead of being forced to drop out of college.
"If a student loses federal financial aid for a failure to maintain SAP, the student may only be able to regain eligibility by improving their grades. Until then, however, the student will be ineligible for federal financial aid – including federal education grants and loans – and will have to self-finance their college costs or use private scholarships or grants."
Read the full letter that we sent below.