HEROES Act Provides Financial Relief for Students

Getting a college education often presents a significant financial burden, and students in the armed forces face particularly harsh challenges when they are called to active service. In 2003, the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students (HEROES) act was signed into law, ensuring financial flexibility and assistance to students in the military affected by deployment in times of war or emergency. The Secretary of Education may now regulate any statutory or regulatory aspects of Title IV student financial aid. Affected individuals eligible for these provisions, along with their spouses and dependents, include: • […]