Dozens of elite and Ivy League higher education institutions may be violating the law by telling potential applicants they have to spend money filling out an unnecessary form, according to a letter sent to Education Secretary Arne Duncan from Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.).
Cummings, ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, informed Duncan Monday of the findings of a review of more than 200 colleges and universities. That investigation resulted in 111 schools identified as apparently violating the Higher Education Act by telling potential applicants they must pay to fill out the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILEdeveloped by the College Board. (...) - The Hhuffington Post,by Tyler Kingkad, 02/05/2014