Every American deserves a fair shot at higher education. College is increasingly unattainable for students, and existing student debt exceeds an astounding $1.2 trillion. There are approximately 40 million people in the U.S. who have student debt. Student debt averages $29,400 per person. It’s time to take action and reduce student debt. NEA has launched "Degrees Not Debt," an informational campaign to help NEA members, students, and their families learn about their options to make college more affordable.
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