Category: Education

Who owes the most in student loans: New data from the Fed

Who owes the most in student loans: New data from the Fed

Article argues a more nuanced view of student debt and how the burden is largely born by higher income households. Article argues against wholesale debt forgiveness. https://www-brookings-edu.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2020/10/09/who-owes-the-most-in-student-loans-new-data-from-the-fed/amp/

Opinion | The CFPB once defended consumers. Thanks to Trump, it now helps companies prey on them instead. – The Washington Post

Opinion | The CFPB once defended consumers. Thanks to Trump, it now helps companies prey on them instead. – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/08/01/cfpb-once-defended-consumers-thanks-trump-it-now-helps-companies-prey-them-instead/?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most

School closures force parents to choose between family and work

School closures force parents to choose between family and work

Article neatly highlights the double poverty  burden of Covid rules – poor working women who don’t can’t afford to hire childcare providers and children who disproportionately suffer from home schooling. The evidence shows that opening schools presenta relatively low risk. But when the voiceless disproportionately suffer who will listen? Boris Johnson telling the employer to …

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