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How to address the 'multilayered' problem of student debt

Clip: 06/19/2019 | 8m

Student debt affects millions of Americans and is an issue shaping the 2020 presidential race. On average, students leave college owing $29,600; for black students, the number is $34,000. Lisa Desjardins reports on candidate proposals to address the problem and talks to NPR education correspondent Anya Kamenetz about how they might work to reduce student debt and make college more affordable.

Aired: 06/19/19

Rating: NR

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