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College students are relying more on federal aid for tuition

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Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education on Hollywood Boulevard on September 22, 2012 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. Citing bank bailouts, the protesters called for student debt cancelations. David McNew/Getty Images

Now on to the state of college education, and how students are paying for it. Students are borrowing more and relying on federal grants and loans to help with tuition, according to information released today from the Education Department.

For more on this we're joined by Janet Lorin, she's a higher education reporter for Bloomberg news

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