One single mother of three was told her 15-year-old son could get a job and she could fight harder for child support to free up money to pay her loans. A grandmother working two jobs to care for her disabled grandson was encouraged to find higher-paying work, while the department pressed another borrower to take on a second job at a time when millions of Americans were facing unemployment.
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The Washington Post reviewed dozens of bankruptcy cases from New York to Arizona involving federal student loans and found a similar pattern of demands.
Why is the government continuing to take such harsh stances against these struggling borrowers at this moment? questioned Dan Zibel, chief …
Read the full article at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/07/17/education-department-bankruptcy-policy/