With skyrocketing tuition and shrinking economic opportunities for young graduates, rising student debt is a strain our fragile economy cannot afford. 


Policymakers must act quickly to cancel student debt. Doing so would not only offer immediate relief to borrowers but provide a much-needed boost to the economy.

This fact sheet includes how:

  • Student debt creates decades of hardship for millions of American families while acting as a drag on the economy.
  • Broad student debt cancellation can positively change the trajectory of borrowers’ lives.
  • Broad student debt cancellation can stimulate the macroeconomy and boost GDP.
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