Education Department Opens Financial Aid Portal
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2/4/2014 | 1:40:40 PM
An informed public
This Dept. of Education site is something the US government should have created long ago. But it's a solid step in the right direction in helping the public make better decisions. 

But it's importance goes beyond just assembling federal resources into a single website. It also helps American's learn first hand that what they can expect -- and what to avoid -- when it comes to financing an education.

That was made clearer this week when we learned (via the Washington Post) that a prominent House Democrat found more than 100 colleges and universities are providing students with unclear or potentially misleading information about financial aid.  You can read more at:
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2/4/2014 | 11:45:37 AM
it's about time
It's about time they did something like that. We've discovered that for all the hype our kids' high school  has about college guidance, we really are on our own to find out what's what. Having information like this easily accessible online will be very helpful. 

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