It’s Not Clear Who Would Pay For Canceled Federal Student Loan Debt

By early summer, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the Biden administration’s plan for student debt relief. In the meantime, federal student loan repayments have been paused until 60 days after the court’s ruling. This measure would offer $10,000 of student debt relief to those with qualifying incomes and twice that much to qualifying Pell Grant recipients.

KGNU’s Alexis Kenyon spoke with Dr. Nicholas Hillman, professor in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about student debt and the status of the federal loan forgiveness program.


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