Ohio State, one of the largest state schools, will offer all undergrads a mix of scholarships and grants to ensure they graduate debt free.
She's pushing back on all the back-and-forth compromises, telling the NYT Biden can cancel student debt and help the climate "with a stroke of a pen."
Lisa Ansell woke up on Nov. 11 with "a new lease on life" after her student-debt load turned to $0. But she's not giving up advocating for borrowers.
Millions of borrowers are behind on payments, which could lead the government to garnish their pay and withhold the monthly checks for families.
Lindsay Averbook, 38, was repeatedly rejected from loan forgiveness and repayment plans while working in mental health. She doesn't know why.
Jeffrey Spencer served in the army for 8 years and thought he would get a free education out of it. He didn't, and he's sick of broken promises.
Following reforms announced last month to Public Service Loan Forgiveness, 10,000 borrowers have already gotten $715 million in student debt relief.
The student debt crisis has surged 144% since 2007, and from rising tuition to uncapped borrowing, the Bipartisan Policy Center has some reasons why.
HBCUs need more funding, having "endured the legacy of Jim Crow," Rep. Alma Adams, founder of the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, said.
A quarter of workers in the public sector have over $100,000 in student debt, pushing retirement out of sight for many of them, per a new TIAA survey.
Three student-loan companies are shutting down this year, and 7 Democrats want to ensure borrowers won't be harmed when payments restart in 90 days.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined six of her Democratic colleagues in urging the Education Dept. to streamline the student-loan forgiveness processes.
Public Citizen led a letter to Biden stressing the urgency to cancel student debt before the pandemic pause on student-loan payments ends in 2022.
The Debt Collective obtained 113 pages of Education Dept. emails on student debt cancellation - including a six-page memo redacted in hot pink.
The Debt Collective obtained redacted documents and internal Education Department emails on Biden's authority for broad student debt cancellation.
Canceling student debt, along with free community college, would fix college affordability issues now and in the future, Rep. Andy Levin told Insider.
Biden "needs to step up his executive action game," AOC wrote after the president unveiled his scaled-down plan for social spending.