Forgiveness of student loan debt. Free Community College. Pell grants for short-term programs. These are just some of the higher education issues that occupy federal policy in Washington, DC
This week’s episode from the key Inside the Supreme EdThe news and analysis podcast features an interview with Deputy Secretary of State James Quaal, a senior U.S. Department of Education official on higher education. Kwaal, who served in the White House and the Obama Department of Education and headed the Institute for Access and Success in College, is discussing the administration’s current views on these and other issues, including issues in a very guerrilla era.