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Nearly a million Pennsylvanians could have their student loans wiped away under Joe Biden’s plan

U.S. Department of Education data show those borrowers carry $20,000 or less in federal student loan debt – which the Biden administration wants to eliminate.
By Sam Dunklau

Pennsylvania’s lowest funded school districts lay out their plans for millions in new funding

A few of those districts are reaping tens of millions more dollars from the state budget compared to last year
By Sam Dunklau

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PASSHE’s university merger plan is on track, chancellor says, and needs funding to keep it going

Accreditors are expected to weigh in by March. To keep the plan on track, the state-owned system wants lawmakers to boost its annual budget by $73 million next year.

By Sam Dunklau

College students in Pennsylvania are struggling to afford food, housing

The most common obstacle respondents faced this year was not being able to afford rent, mortgage, or utility bills. The number of students who said they experienced housing insecurity in 2020 rose by almost 10% from 2019.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY



Classes At Pa.’s state-owned universities will be mostly held online in fall, system approves building sales in cost-cutting move

“We still have a responsibility to provide a quality and affordable education for those students who are sticking with us.”

By Sam Dunklau
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