What’s Next for Student Loan Borrowers?

After the U.S. Supreme Court struck down President Biden’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt per borrower in June 2023, the Biden-Harris administration is working hard to deliver relief to student loan borrowers.

Student loan debt is a crisis in America. Although the Supreme Court overturned President Biden’s initial plan to deliver $10,000 in relief to all student loan borrowers and up to $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients, the Biden-Harris administration continues to fight for student loan borrowers. More recent actions to alleviate the burden of student debt include: the introduction of the Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) plan—the most affordable repayment plan to date—which lowers monthly payments and eliminates unpaid monthly interest; an on-ramp to repayment that protects borrowers from negative impacts on their credit; and a new regulatory pathway to deliver cancellation to borrowers who need it.

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Madison Weiss

Policy Analyst

Stephanie Hall

Senior Director, Higher Education Policy

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Senior Policy Analyst

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Senior Director, Creative

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Video Producer, Production

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Higher Education Policy

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