Billionaire Betsy DeVos wants to scrap student debt forgiveness. Surprised? | Jamie Peck

The plan by the Secretary of Education represents the Trump administration’s multi-part assault on public education and the non-rich

When President Trump appointed Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education, America’s school-going people worried it was only a matter of time before she brought back debtors’ prison for student loan defaulters and subcontracted out K-12 education to Nickelodeon.

Now Donald and Betsy are one step closer to making that vision a reality with $10.6bn in cuts to crucial education programs, including a student loan forgiveness program first implemented by a Republican administration.

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May 20th, 2017 by