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Thousands of student-loan borrowers are getting a second chance at debt forgiveness after being 'cruelly denied' under Betsy DeVos

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Students toss their hats at Wesleyan University's commencement ceremony in 2018.
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The American Federation of Teachers reached a settlement with the Education Dept. on student-loan forgiveness.
The settlement requires the department to revisit denied applications to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
The lawsuit targeted Trump's administration, which ran up a 98% denial rate for the program.
A week after the Education Department announced reforms to a program that forgives student debt for public servants like firefighters, teachers, and nonprofit...
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Borrowers denied student loan relief will get a second look

13 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Thousands of public servants who were rejected from a student loan forgiveness program will get their cases reviewed by the Education Department as part of a new settlement in a lawsuit brought by one of the nation's largest teachers unions.
The settlement announced Wednesday aims to resolve a 2019 suit accusing the department of mismanaging its Public Service Loan Forgiveness program - a troubled initiative that the agency is separately working to expand through an overhaul announced last week.
The suit was brought by the American Federation of Teachers on behalf of eight members who said...
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