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Student loans are burying borrowers.

How the student loan safety net has failed low-income borrowers

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Updated April 1, 2022 at 9:28 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — A federal program intended to help low-income student loan borrowers, and eventually offer them debt cancellation, has failed to live up to its promise, an NPR investigation has found. More than 9 million borrowers are currently enrolled in income-driven repayment (IDR) plans, which… Read More