Detroit Evening Report, Aug. 24, 2022: Biden announces plan to forgive student loans

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President Biden released his plan Wednesday to relieve student loan debt for many Americans. Borrowers who earn less than $125,000 a year in households where total earnings are less than $250,000 are eligible for relief. The plan is to lower student loan debt for those who qualify by $10,000. Pell Grant recipients can receive up to $20,000 in debt relief.

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  • Sascha Raiyn
    Sascha Raiyn is Education Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on Detroit Public Radio.