As court debates student loans, borrowers see disconnect

From The Public’s Radio: “Arguments at the Supreme Court over President Joe Biden’s student debt cancellation left some borrowers feeling isolated as they heard such a personal subject reduced to cold legal language. Borrower Niara Thompson had a seat in the audience and was surprised to hear lengthy discussion about the definition of words like ‘waive’ and ‘modify.’ Debt is a deeply personal issue for Thompson, who will graduate from the University of Georgia with about $50,000 in student debt. It’s not unusual for Supreme Court cases to hang on legal technicalities, but some borrowers say they feel like the arguments miss the bigger picture around college affordability.”

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