Experts Offer a Quick Roundup on Student Loan Forgiveness
Webinar will provide journalists with resources, context and answers about education debt forgiveness plans.
Proposals to forgive some or all of the nation’s $1.5 trillion in student loans are making headlines as the Biden administration considers how to restart the economy and make the U.S. education system more equitable.
In this EWA webinar, speakers shared their insights and answered audience questions on this pressing topic. The webinar panel featured a leading proponent of full forgiveness, the policy lead for the nation’s financial aid officers group, a Wall Street Journal reporter who has written a book on student debt, and a MarketWatch journalist who specializes in covering student loan issues. Watch the video now and gain tips on how to better cover the arguments over – and implications of – various forgiveness proposals.
- Megan Coval, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
- Darrick Hamilton, The New School
- Josh Mitchell, The Wall Street Journal
- Jillian Berman, MarketWatch (moderator)
This webinar was presented on February 9, 2021.