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Biden Administration Extends Pandemic Pause on Student Loan Debt

HeadlineApr 06, 2022

The Biden administration is extending a pandemic pause on federal student loan repayments through August 31, after the relief was due to expire in May. News of the latest extension came less than 24 hours after hundreds of protesters in Washington, D.C., led a march to the Education Department for a national day of action Monday demanding the Biden administration cancel all student debt and calling for a May Day student debt strike if payments resumed.

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