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LIVE CHAT: Student loan discussion on Midmorning

Posted at 8:45 AM on October 27, 2011 by Jon Gordon
Filed under: Education

Listen to Midmorning at 9 a.m. and join us here for a live online chat about student loans. Feel free to start the discussion before the show.

President Obama has announced a new program to lower monthly payments for students graduating next year and beyond, and let other student borrowers consolidate loans at a lower interest rate. With student loan debt exceeding $1 trillion, and the cost of college continuing its upward trajectory, will that be enough?


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Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.