Happy New Year! Many people make resolutions this time of year. If your's happens to include returning to school or lowering your student debt then the following info is for you! The National Education Association (NEA) has launched "Degrees Not Debt," an informational campaign to help NEA members, students, and their families learn about their options to make college more affordable. With over $1.2 TRILLION tied up in student debt in the US, this is an issue that impacts all of us.
As a public employee, there is some relief that you may qualify for!!! Below are links to sites with information on options for student loan assistance programs that teachers can apply for. Check it out- it could literally save you thousands of dollars!
Stafford Loan Forgiveness for Teachers Info:
CTA info on Degrees Not Debt:
NEA info on Degrees Not Debt:
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Info: