student-debt

Nearly $19M in student loan repayment awarded to Pa. substance use treatment, case management professionals

BY: - December 5, 2022

To be eligible for the grant, candidates who were selected were required to demonstrate a minimum of two prior years of experience in the SUD field as well as agree to a service commitment of two additional years.

COMMENTARY

About the laughable and offensive attacks on Biden’s student loan debt relief program | Opinion

BY: - September 21, 2022

Where's the rage over government handouts for the fossil fuel industry, or other deep-pocketed interests?

Pa. ranks among the highest for student loan debt. What to know about the federal forgiveness program

BY: - August 25, 2022

President Joe Biden is offering some relief to federal student loan borrowers, an announcement that could significantly impact Pennsylvanians, who have some of the highest debt nationwide.

State officials launch $10M program to help substance use disorder treatment professionals repay their student loans

BY: - May 3, 2022

The Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment Program, which is being administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, is accepting applications from treatment professionals as well as case management professionals with outstanding student loan debt. 

Finding new money for higher ed is hard, but without a bump, there could be ‘hell to pay’

BY: - March 4, 2020

The confrontation came during back-to-back budget hearings Tuesday for Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education as well as the four partially-public universities, including Penn State University. 

Mayor Kenney calls for tuition-free community college in Philly, but details remain vague

BY: - January 20, 2020

There's support for the proposal, but school officials say they're waiting for more details from the city's Democratic mayor.

COMMENTARY

Why we need to jump-start Pa.’s ‘stalled’ investment in early childhood care and education | Opinion 

BY: - January 15, 2020

Imagine what Pennsylvania could be if every child got the right start as a little one. Pennsylvania’s young children and their families deserve better.