Black and Latino students audited more

For at least the last decade, the Education Department has disproportionately selected students from majority Black and Latino neighborhoods to provide further proof that the information on their financial aid application is accurate, according to an analysis of federal data by The Washington Post.

The article, titled, “To protect taxpayer dollars, the Education Dept. is disproportionately auditing Black and Latino college students” was written by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel and John D. Harden. Subscriber access may be needed to read the full piece.