Campaign: Economic Justice

Student Debt - limitations and discharge

Mandate that student debt collection has a statute of limitations, like any other debt, and that it be allowed to be brought to bankruptcy court.

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Campaign: Social Justice

Loan Forgiveness for Community Service

Establish a program by which the state will assist in the repayment of student loans in exchange for valuable community service.

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Campaign: Social Justice

Pay-it-Forward Student Loan Program

Establish a program through which the state will provide low-interest student loans for degrees in high-demand majors. Graduates repay loans based on actual salary after graduation (as salary increases, so do payments). Graduates fund the current students. (Think "Habitats for Humanity", except education-based.)

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Campaign: Social Justice

Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act

Support the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act proposed by Senator Warren. This legislation would set the interest rate on government student loans to the same rate as government loans to banks, currently 0.75% .

 

More Info: http://www.warren.senate.gov/documents/BankonStudentsFactSheet.pdf

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