PSLF Day of Action

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PSLF Day of Action

With just two months left to go until the end of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) limited waiver period on October 31st, the White House is calling on employers and others across the country to get the word out. So far, borrowers have gotten more than $10 billion forgiven through PSLF. RSVP to the White House Day of Action here.

Tomorrow, August 31st, the White House is focusing on spreading the word about the PSLF limited waiver to educators, school personnel, administrators, professors and other employees at all education levels. This relief can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who work tirelessly every day to educate and care for our nation’s students. Please join by posting to social media, sending out an email to your educator networks, or otherwise help public servants to access this life-changing opportunity.

Use AASA's template email for superintendents to share with their staff on how to take advantage of the waiver before it expires. 

The White House also developed a set of materials for K-12 school district administrators and college leaders to share with educators on how to complete the PSLF application. In it, you can find draft newsletter blurbs, a template all-school email, social media samples, and more! You can also visit our PSLF stakeholder resource page for additional relevant toolkits for other community sectors.

Updates from HHS: Back to School townhall, #VaxToSchool, Youth Vaccine Champions

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Updates from HHS: Back to School townhall, #VaxToSchool, Youth Vaccine Champions

 Back to School Town Hall for School Staff – Thursday 9/1 at 6:30pm ET

You are invited to a Back-to-School town hall for teachers and school staff on Thursday, September 1st at 6:30pm ET, hosted by the White House in collaboration with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA). The conversation will include panels on health and safety, as well as academics and mental health. Speakers will include Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra, White House COVID Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, AFT President Randi Weingarten, and NEA President Becky Pringle. To register, please visit https://pitc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_jE_vnPijRVKlPtjGFEI6SA. If registrations are full, you can watch the program in its entirety on Twitter (@WHCOVIDResponse) and YouTube (The White House). The event is open to all school staff.

#VaxToSchool toolkit

HHS launched the #VaxToSchool social media toolkit to promote the use of hashtag #VaxToSchool (and #WeCanDoThis) and encourage back-to-school COVID vaccinations for students of all ages. Sample posts and graphics are provided to share across social media channels. Please promote widely between now and the end of the first week of September as students across the nation go back to school! See attached.

Young people who have championed access to COVID-19 vaccines

HHS is also looking to celebrate and lift up young people who have been champions for COVID-19 vaccines in their communities – among other young people, or in the community at large. They are looking for any suggestions you might have of talented young people who have been engaged on vaccine access, awareness, and confidence. If so, please send information about them our way!