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The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Office for Federal Student Aid
Office for federal student aid
■ Introduction

The Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (HEA) authorized the establishment of a performance-based organization within the Education Department for the delivery of student financial assistance authorized under Title IV—the Office for Federal Student Aid (OFSA). OFSA is the largest provider of student financial aid in the United States, providing more than $120 billion in aid to more than thirteen million college and career school students. OFSA administers Federal Student Aid programs, including Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans, and the campus-based programs: Federal Work Study, ...

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