Author: Beth Akers

Beth Akers is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where she focuses on the economics of higher education.

Student Loan Forgiveness Debacle Has Already Cost $255 Billion in Lost Federal Revenue

Many Americans are familiar with the president’s headline efforts to cancel student debt altogether (currently awaiting consideration by the Supreme Court following legal challenges), but fewer know that the White House’s student loan forgiveness agenda, which includes several lesser known policy actions, has already cost taxpayers billions; $255 billion, to be exact. Earlier this week, […]

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