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By PBS NewsHour
President Biden's plan to cancel some student debt for millions of Americans is drawing praise but also criticism. Some say it goes too far while others say it doesn't do enough to address the high cost of college. Sen. Elizabeth…
By Laura Barrón-López
President Biden on Wednesday announced his long-awaited plan on student debt. Borrowers making less than $125,000 a year will be eligible for $10,000 in federal loan forgiveness. That goes up to $20,000 for those with the greatest need. Biden also…
By Associated Press
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre held a news briefing Wednesday afternoon following President Joe Biden's announcement that his administration will cancel student debt for some borrowers.
By Seung Min Kim, Chris Megerian, Zeke Miller, Associated Press, Colin Brinkley, Associated press
President Joe Biden has announced his long-awaited plan to deliver on his campaign promise to provide $10,000 in student debt cancellation for millions of Americans — and up to $10,000 more for those with the greatest financial need.
In our news wrap: a Texas state senator said panicked 911 calls from children in Uvalde never got to the police commander at the scene of last week's school attack, President Zelenskyy says Russia controls one-fifth of Ukraine, a truce…
By Chris Megerian, Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Vice President Kamala Harris announced that hundreds of thousands of students who attended the for-profit Corinthian Colleges chain will automatically get their federal student loans canceled.
President Biden has indicated he will soon announce a decision on whether he will cancel $10,000 in student debt for college graduates. It’s a decision being widely anticipated but also much debated over its scope and merits. Katherine Welbeck of…
Canceling at least $10,000 of student loan debt per person was a campaign pledge that helped President Biden get elected. Now, the Biden administration is planning to move ahead on this through executive action. While the proposal is not finalized,…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Diane Lincoln Estes
The pandemic has posed unprecedented financial challenges for U.S. colleges and students. The federal government has provided more than $70 billion in relief. Over $3 billion specifically for historically Black colleges and universities and more than $1 billion to minority-serving…
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The Biden administration says it will automatically erase student loan debt for more than 300,000 Americans with disabilities that leave them unable to earn significant incomes.
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