Student Loan Hike Means Even More ‘On the Backs’ of Students and Families

July 12, 2013

College students and their families are facing even greater obstacles in paying for an already almost out-of-reach college education after a minority of Senate Republicans this week blocked a bill that would have kept federal student loan interests rates from doubling.

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