Nearly a half million CT residents with student loans are eligible for debt relief, and more than half of them are Pell Grant recipients.
Thousands in CT to benefit from Biden’s student loan debt relief plan
Some borrowers who earn less than $125,000 will qualify for forgiveness up to $20,000. The average debt for Connecticut borrowers is $35,162.
Student loans forgiven for 300 defrauded CT students
The relief for ITT Tech students comes as borrowers await Biden’s decision whether to extend the moratorium on student loan repayments.
Miguel Cardona pressed on transgender sports, among other issues, during his confirmation hearing Wednesday
Despite the differences, Cardona received some bipartisan support during his confirmation hearing to become U.S. education secretary.
To target ‘bad actors,’ CT demands data on student lenders from DeVos
The U.S. Department of Education stopped sharing that information with the state governments last year, saying local policing of student lenders impeded federal oversight.
Disclosures show a wealth gap between Glassman and Hayes
WASHINGTON – Jahana Hayes is at least $115,000 in debt because of student loans, while her Democratic rival for the 5th District congressional seat, Mary Glassman, has at least $1.2 million in assets, some jointly with her husband.
That was some of the financial information the candidates filed with the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Senate saves Perkins student loan program
WASHINGTON– The nation’s oldest student loan program, which had expired in September, has been temporarily revived by the Senate. The Perkins loan program was available at most of Connecticut’s four-year colleges and has helped thousands of students in the state.
Courtney leads Democratic push to cut student debt
Washington – Backed by key Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, returned to an old theme on Wednesday — how to cut the college student debt — by introducing a bill that would do just that.