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Using the power granted under the Higher Education Act, Warren vows to cancel student debt on day one. Read more

Day One Agenda

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In 2005 amendments to the bill, Biden voted against borrowers drowning in medical debt, seniors, servicemembers, union members, and victims of deadbeat dads. Read more

Politics

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Compared to the boomers, they’re way behind. Read more

Working in America

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The bankruptcy expert releases a proposal that doubles as an indictment of Biden’s role in passing the 2005 bankruptcy law. Read more

Politics

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Two new books focus on the struggles of low-income students not just to get into college but to get through it. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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Today on TAP: Betsy DeVos’s mismanagement backfires Read more

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An obscure, decades-old provision called “compromise and settlement” authority could allow the Department of Education to opt out of collecting trillions in debt. Read more

Day One Agenda

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Policymakers need to pay attention to the deregulation of these student loan-type products happening in Indiana. Read more

, , Education in America

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The economists and professors say that debt relief can improve and stabilize the U.S. economy. Read more

Economic Policy

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Student debt companies line the pockets of CEOs and shareholders through stock buybacks at the expense of students. Read more

, Economic Policy

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The Department of Education moves to limit state consumer protections against student loan servicers and for-profit colleges Read more

Education in America

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While the administration rolls back the weak protections that exist, more than a dozen states have proposed reforming the largely unregulated student loan industry. Read more

Education in America

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Soaring tuitions and student loan debt are placing higher education beyond the reach of many American students. It’s time to make college free and accessible to all. Read more

Education in America

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Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have proposed plans to ease the crippling debt burdening African American students, but their plans diverge in predictable ways. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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A conversation with economist Marshall Steinbaum on how we should rethink inequality and higher education.  Read more

Education in America