Stories tagged: "education"


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

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Rep. Ben Diamond Believes in ‘Common-Sense Policies That Reward Hard Work’

As he runs for Congress in 2022, the Democratic representative from Pinellas County promises to "create an economy that gives every working Floridian a fair shot at the American Dream."

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Rep. Fentrice Driskell: A Voice for the People in Tallahassee

The Democratic incumbent who earned an “A” in the 2021 People First Report Card for consistently voting in favor of her constituents, is up for reelection.

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Why This DACA Recipient Was Forced to Choose Harvard Over One of Arizona’s Universities

In 2006, Arizona voters passed Proposition 300, which denied undocumented students, including DACA recipients, in-state tuition rates. This law means students like him pay 50% more for tuition at Arizona public universities than other in-state residents.

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Lo que debes saber sobre el sistema educativo de Florida

Para quienes provienen de la isla, el sistema educativo de Florida puede resultar confuso. Aquí te lo explicamos.

Monique Ortega and her children (Photo courtesy of Monique Ortega)
New Arizona Law Will Give More Single Moms the Ability to Afford College

Parents who choose to pursue higher education full-time can now qualify for financial assistance to help cover the cost of childcare.

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Jill Biden Shows Solidarity With Puerto Rico’s Teachers and Healthcare Workers

The First Lady sends compassion and support to people on the island, who have deal with great challenges from the pandemic, especially those in Guánica, which were affected by earthquakes.