College costs rising faster than financial aid, report says

COURTESY OF: DANIELLE DOUGLAS-GABRIEL Washington Post Colleges are putting the brakes on hefty price increases, but tuition and fees are still rising at a faster rate than the financial aid and family income needed to cover costs, according to two reports released Wednesday by the College Board. ‚ÄúDespite the moderate increases in average published prices, there were considerable increases in …

Minorities less likely to attend top public colleges

COURTESY OF: ASSOCIATED PRESS Black and Latino students in the U.S. are far less likely than their peers of other races to attend elite public universities, according to a new study. The Center for American Progress, a think tank in Washington, D.C., analyzed federal data from 2014 to compare the types of public colleges students of different races attended. The …