Teachers Slam Education Department for Loan-Forgiveness Failures

With the promise of having their debt wiped clean after 10 years of on-time monthly payments, some 73,554 Americans took out costly loans to get their teaching degrees.

Despite meeting the government’s requirements, however, 71% of these educators were denied loan forgiveness since 2017. In a federal complaint Thursday, the second largest teacher’s union in the country says ineptitude at the the Education Department is to blame.

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Democrats Curiously Silent About Immigration Policy

Democratic presidential contenders are in a feverish battle to one-up each other with ever-more-ambitious plans to beat back global warming, curb gun violence, offer universal health care coverage, slash student debt and preserve abortion rights. Largely left out of the policy parade is immigration.

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