Biden’s slow march on student loans means more pressure to get big | app

WASHINGTON — As President Joe Biden draws his decision to forego student loans, progressive lawmakers, civil rights groups, labor leaders and other advocates are taking the opportunity to urge him to aim for more than $10,000 a year. borrower.

They are getting help from policy experts within the Department of Education, who have begun exploring mechanisms to automatically forgive larger amounts of debt for low-income borrowers, according to two people familiar with the work of the agency.

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