FAFSA can be a nightmare. The Dept. of Education is stepping in

After another frustrating delay with the Education Department’s rollout of changes to the college financial aid system, officials are trying to help colleges adapt.

The agency said on Monday it will soon deploy dozens of experts to under-resourced institutions. It also plans to distribute a $50 million donation to educational nonprofits, in an attempt to soften the blow from recent challenges with the launch of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, a form that millions of families use each year to get help paying for college.

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