After pressuring state officials to make a common-sense fix to a glaring omission, thousands of Missouri teachers can now apply for federal student-loan forgiveness.
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Senate Democrats have a solution to the nightmare that is student debt in America, where 43 million Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student debt.
College student leaves SOTU address with a stronger commitment to fight for those struggling to attend college
A $634 million funding gap for federal Pell Grants in 2017 embedded in the U.S. House’s proposed education budget is simply “not okay,” says NEA Student Chair Chelsey Herrig.
“America’s College Promise Act” would make two years of community college free for an estimated 9 million Americans a year.
“The decline in state aid and the resulting increase in tuition is the single greatest cause of the explosion in student debt.”
The rising price of college in the U.S. and its companion in misery – the nation’s skyrocketing student debt – has dire consequences for American families and our economy.
Five private collection agencies were found to be presenting “materially inaccurate” options to borrowers, choosing instead to maximize their profits.
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The federal government takes important first steps in regulating industry that saddles students with massive debt and third-rate degrees.