Biden is using executive authority to write off debts for some borrowers, while a Bush-era law could have even bigger implications.
Biden's Latest Round of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Is an Indictment of Federal Higher Education Subsidies
Thirty-five years after Bill Bennett sounded the alarm about student loan defaults, we still haven't learned a damn thing.
"The push for college came at the expense of every other form of education," says Mike Rowe.
Education Department To Suspend Payments, Refund Garnished Wages and Tax Returns for Student Loan Borrowers in Default
Education Department says its goal is to make sure borrowers in default get their tax refunds.
Despite Elizabeth Warren's contention that it is the "single most effective economic stimulus that is available through executive action," forgiving student debt is a bad idea.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on schooling during COVID-19, the future of higher ed, and why her cabinet department probably shouldn't exist at all
Her plan isn't perfect, but she's right that the system is broken. Congress should act to fix it.
Dramatic increases in federal spending will not “unlock access” for the poor. It will only help those with the right connections.
When Britain reversed its free college program and asked its citizens to foot a portion of their college bill, more working class people got degrees.
Her proposal is supposed to chip away at the "opportunity gap."
The world doesn't owe you a dream college or a dream house or a dream job.
The Vermont senator is clearly trying to outdo his main progressive rival, Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Americans are paying more than ever for car loans. Why shouldn't the government bail those out too? For the same reason eliminating student loans would be a bad idea.
The unintended consequences of helping students with the brightest futures.
Being a presidential candidate means never having to say sorry for heavy-handed proposals to limit choice and promise free stuff.
If you or your parents can afford to pay your way, you should.
The Massachusetts senator wants to spend $1.25 trillion on a plan to wipe out student loan debt and make public tuition free.
"Mayor Pete" Buttigieg is a rare and welcome exception to a trend that gives money to people who don't need it.