With Biden student loan forgiveness in legal limbo, Feds bet on changes to rules for another debt relief option

As the federal government fights with states and other groups over its expansive student loan debt forgiveness plan, the Education Department said Tuesday that it would make permanent some temporary changes to a program that makes it easier for people working as teachers, public defenders and other public sector workers to have their student loan debt forgiven.

Loan forgiveness for these workers has been available for years, but few people have been able to use the option because of complex rules about eligibility.

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