It’s Not Clear Who Would Pay For Canceled Federal Student Loan Debt

By early summer, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the Biden administration’s plan for student debt relief. In the meantime, federal student loan repayments have been paused until 60 days after the court’s ruling. This measure would offer $10,000 of student debt relief to those with qualifying incomes and twice that much to qualifying Pell Grant recipients.

KGNU’s Alexis Kenyon spoke with Dr. Nicholas Hillman, professor in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about student debt and the status of the federal loan forgiveness program.

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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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