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Biden Admin Cancels Federal Student Loan Debt for Over 300,000 People with Disabilities

HeadlineAug 20, 2021

The Biden administration announced it is canceling over $5.8 billion in federal student loan debt for over 300,000 people who have what is known as a total and permanent disability. Advocacy groups and progressive lawmakers welcomed the news and renewed calls for Biden to use his executive authority to cancel the remaining $1.8 trillion in student debt for all borrowers.

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