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Big news from today's Chronicle of Higher Education (besides the CC story;) ) ...
For the first time since the creation of the federal student-aid system, the income and assets of all of a would-be borrower's legal parents will be counted in the government's calculation of the student's need.
While unmarried and gay parents may be glad that this change shows that the U.S. Education Department is recognizing and validating their relationship, they may not be so glad that now TWO parents' income and assets will be considered by the EFC formula instead of just one!