“Empowering Students and Families to Make Informed Decisions on Higher Education” is the title of hearing set for Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM in the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  The hearing will focus upon transparency in higher ed, effectiveness of federal student aid programs, and privacy matters.

Witnesses from the American Institutes for Research, American Enterprise Institute, Institute for Higher Education Policy and Pepperdine University will provide testimony.

Meanwhile, earlier today the White House released the FY2018 budget (covering Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018) of which the Department of Education budget is here.