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12 things student loan borrowers should know about the return to repayment

Interest resumes its inexorable march come September and, in October, so do loan payments.
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School principals say culture wars made last year ‘rough as hell’

A survey saw more than two-thirds of 682 principals report "substantial political conflict" with parents or members of the community last year over several controversial topics.
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Judge rules to erase the student loans of 200K borrowers who say they were ripped off

A federal judge has granted final approval to a settlement that could cancel at least $6 billion in federal student loans for 200,000 borrowers who claimed fraud by their colleges.
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What to know about the application for Biden’s student loan relief

It's hard to imagine a more anticipated form than the one tens of millions of federal student loan borrowers must fill out to qualify for President Biden's debt relief plan.

Borrowers have questions about student loan forgiveness. We have answers.

Beneath President Biden's seemingly straightforward student loan forgiveness plan is a mountain of uncertainty about how it will work.
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Biden is canceling up to $10K in student loans, $20K for Pell Grant recipients

President Biden announced a sweeping effort to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loan debt for Pell Grant recipients, and up to $10,000 for other borrowers making under $125,000 a year.
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The pandemic erased a decade of public preschool gains

An annual review of state-based preschool programs found big drops in enrollment and state funding in the 2020-2021 school year.
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The student loan pause has been extended until the end of the summer

The Department of Education also unveiled a plan to reset the roughly 7 million borrowers who are in default.
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How the most affordable student loan program failed low-income borrowers

Income-driven repayment plans were intended to help low-income student loan borrowers, and eventually cancel their debt. New documents paint a breathtaking picture of the program's failure.
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4 things to know about possible changes to your student loan debt

Student borrowers, take note. In testimony before a House subcommittee, the head of the office of Federal Student Aid told lawmakers that his agency is preparing for federal student loan repayments to resume early next year.