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College admissions face new turmoil after Biden’s Education Department fumble

 

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Biden’s attempt to simplify federal aid for college has led to a technology blunder, causing delays in processing financial aid applications. The new FAFSA website has glitches, and the chaos is discouraging students from pursuing higher education. Lawmakers are criticizing the Biden administration’s handling of the situation, and college leaders are also expressing concerns. The Education Department is blaming various factors for the delays, including a major outside vendor, General Dynamics. The administration is working to resolve the issues and speed up the project. The law initially required the new FAFSA system to be ready for the 2023-24 school year, but it was pushed to 2024-25 due to impossibility. The U.S. Digital Service was brought in to…

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