February 14, 2013
Groups Propose a 'New Deal for Students' to Tackle Debt and Other Issues
Two student-advocacy groups joined the chorus of critics taking on the nation's trillion-dollar student-debt problem this week with calls to make the Pell Grant program a mandatory budget item, allow private-loan debt to be discharged in bankruptcy, and increase the minimum wage.
The proposals, dubbed the "New Deal for Students," were drawn up
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