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July 12, 2014 12:00 AM

House Republicans wrong to block data on college costs

For shame. That’s the reason Congress, when it passed the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, required the Department of Education to publish a list of the most expensive colleges and universities, which it did once again last week. Congress hoped that this simple act of public exposure would put pressure on colleges to hold down costs and offer more aid.

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