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Yale to Tap Its Endowment in Student Aid Overhaul

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Yale to Tap Its Endowment in Student Aid Overhaul

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Yale to Tap Its Endowment in Student Aid Overhaul

Yale to Tap Its Endowment in Student Aid Overhaul

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Yale University plans to spend more of its endowment to help students pay for school, a move aimed at helping middle-class families. Yale's announcement follows similar ones by Harvard and other elite universities.

Eric Hoover, senior writer at the Chronicle of Higher Education, talks with Michele Norris.