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NEA members urge Congress to address student loan debt

Chelsey Jo Herrig, chair of NEA’s student program, and Mecheline Farhat Roldan, a New Jersey Education Association member and professor at Bergen Community College, testified before 20 Senate Democrats February 3rd about the continued challenges facing tens of millions of Americans saddled with student loan debt, and why Congress should address college affordability.

Read the full February 5, 2016 Education Insider edition.

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