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We’re Frighteningly and Intentional Kept in the Dark About Student Debt

" Financial analysts at headquarters want to scrutinize the data. But the loan division doesn't turn it over. Without better data, the firm can't move [...]

Financial analysts at headquarters want to scrutinize the data. But the loan division doesn’t turn it over. Without better data, the firm can’t move forward.

This dysfunctional enterprise is fictional, but in at least some respects it bears more than a passing resemblance to the United States government, which has a portfolio of roughly $1 trillion in student loans, many of which appear to be troubled. The Education Department, which oversees the portfolio, is playing the part of the loan division – neither analyzing the portfolio adequately nor allowing other agencies to do so.”

 

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Source: The New York Times
Author: Patricia Cohen
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Source: The New York Times
Author: Annie Waldman
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Source: The New York Times
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Source: The New York Times
Author: Susan Dynarski
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Source: The New York Times
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