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Joint Center Policy Analyst Discusses Student Loan Forgiveness Impact with The Hechinger Report

Joint Center Senior Policy Analyst of Workforce Policy Brian Kennedy II was interviewed for The Herchinger Report’s article discussing what is at stake as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on President Biden’s student loan forgiveness proposal. The Joint Center’s study on the Black community college experience was also mentioned in the article.

According to Kennedy, “I think there are two levels of disparities – one on issues of affordability and the ability to access higher education and Black students taking out more debt and riskier types of debt. And the other of not being rewarded for the same degree in terms of income.”

Read the article here.