The end of ‘dark days’ for SUNY students in debt

From The Hechinger Report: “After years of inflexible debt-collection practices that have burdened SUNY students with punitive payment schedules, high interest and crippling collection fees, New York State officials are promising change. … The change could mean an end to blocking students from re-enrolling if they owed money. This has often forced students to drop out — even for balances as little as $100 — although the chancellor has not indicated when the practice will end. The SUNY board’s resolution also stopped the practice of withholding transcripts from students who had completed courses but still had debt.”

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