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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