Education News

The Depth of Educators’ College Debt

by Mary Ellen Flannery Nearly half of all educators took out student loans to pay for college, and they still owe $58,700, on average. Among them, one in seven still owes more than $105,000, according to new NEA research. These debt-burdened educators include Alexis Brisby, a Texas middle-school teacher since 2005, whose student-loan balance is