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Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul

The Biden administration is overhauling a student loan forgiveness program for public service employees that had become a notorious quagmire, introducing a sweeping set of fixes on Wednesday that Education […]




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$10 Billion in Student Loan Debt Erased Under Biden, but Calls Grow for More

Finally, on Tuesday, an email arrived saying she had receive a 100 percent discharge.“I cried,” said Ms. King, who hopes she can now afford computer classes at her local community […]




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Student Loan Forgiveness Program Made Decisions in 12 Minutes, Documents Say

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made no secret of her disdain for a program intended to forgive the federal student loans of borrowers who were ripped off by schools that […]




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FAFSA’s Expected Family Contribution Is Going Away. Good Riddance.

“The idea is that the university knows you well enough to expect something from you,” said Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of sociology and medicine at Temple University and author of Paying […]




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For Millions Deep in Student Loan Debt, Bankruptcy Is No Easy Fix

With two mortgages, three children and $83,000 in student loan debt, the financial strain finally became too much for George A. Johnson and Melanie Raney-Johnson. New bills kept piling up: […]