Biden administration to cancel $9 billion in student debt for 125,000 borrowers

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2023
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Roughly 125,000 borrowers will have $9 billion in student debt cancelled, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. 

The cohort receiving the relief includes three groups of borrowers who have been eligible to have their debt forgiven for years but struggled to access that benefit. They are public servants who have been working for the government or certain nonprofits for more than 10 years and paying on their student loans during that time; borrowers who have been in repayment on their loans for more than 20 years; and borrowers who are severely...

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