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Save our students from College Loan Debt

Today, the average college student graduates with over $17,000 in loan debt for their
education. As college tuition climbs each year, that debt load is only expected to grow. But rather than helping make higher education more affordable for today’s students, some in Congress are pushing legislation that actually would add to graduates’ student loan debt burden.