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A Radical Solution to the Student Debt Crisis

20 February 2018

A new research paper released by the Levy Institute analyzes the macroeconomic impact of cancelling all of the $1.4 trillion student debt that is currently outstanding in the United States.

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Tax on Death and Disability Discharges is Gone … For Now

12 February 2018

Student loan borrowers who apply to have their loans canceled due to their disability or the death of their child can worry about one less thing: possible tax consequences.


Tell DeVos: A Partial Refund for a Full Scam Isn’t OK.

8 February 2018

The Department’s announcement of partial relief is unacceptable. The DeVos Department of Education is essentially telling students who succeeded, despite what predatory schools put them through, that their awful experiences with those schools don’t matter.

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Five Ways Betsy DeVos and Her Congressional Cronies Mined Money Out of Borrowers in 2017

18 December 2017

She charged straight into making life worse for both current and future student loan borrowers. Here’s a look at just some of the damage incurred on borrowers single-handedly by Sec. DeVos this year.


Ohio’s Higher Ed Policy Failing Minorities, Women, Working Class Families

14 December 2017

The report examines the threat of growing student debt and problems in Ohio’s higher education system around access, affordability, and equity. The report also lays out a number of potential policy solutions, including reigning in for profit colleges and expanding the Ohio Opportunity Grant to include community colleges.


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