A closer look at debt among students of color

January 10, 2019

Four U.S. Senate Democrats — including expected presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts) — are seeking feedback from more than 100 stakeholders on how to improve federal policies for student borrowers of color and make access to higher education more equitable.

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (Alabama) last week sent a letter to key stakeholders nationwide, including experts in education policy and leaders in business, advocacy, academia, civil rights, consumer protection and women’s issues. Sens. Catherine Cortez-Masto (New Mexico), Kamala Harris (California) and Warren co-signed the letter. Jones and Warren serve on the Senate committee that oversees education.

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