Equal Justice Works
Articles by Equal Justice Works
One policy organization proposes ways to simplify student loan borrowing and repayment.
The gender wage gap is part of the reason women are disproportionately affected by student loan debt.
A recent report recommends more practical classes and limits on loan amounts for law students.
Changes to Pell Grants and work-study could be coming under the proposed federal budget.
A recent study says members of Congress face increasing student debt, totaling more than $1 million.
Borrowers could get up to $45,520 in student loan principal and fees forgiven under new legislation.
Income-based repayment and Pay as You Earn are ways borrowers can get help repaying student loans.
Make sure to negotiate financial aid and check for program cuts as law school applications decline.
Joblessness and underemployment are affecting the ability of college graduates to repay student loans.
Cuts to work-study grants and increases to student loan fees may result from the across-the-board cuts.