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The Problem of School Lunch Debt

December 18, 2023 by Rachel Danner Access to Justice Education Family Food Security Health

Senate Democrats have recently introduced a new bill directing the Secretary of Agriculture to “cancel and eliminate all debts” associated with school breakfast and lunch programs.[1] The Act, titled the “School Lunch Debt Cancellation Act of 2023…

Eliminating Interest Capitalization on Student Loans is a Win for Borrowers

February 7, 2022 by John Huston Banking and Finance Education Tax Policy

In the fall of 2021, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) began the rulemaking process to amend federal student loan regulations to eliminate interest capitalization events for student loan borrowers.[1] Under current Department regulations…