Managing the Burden of Student Debt.
President Obama is calling on Congress to stop federal student loan rates from doubling this summer. Republicans argue extending the current 3.4 percent rate would cost taxpayers too much. We discuss the implications for families and the economy.
deputy director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.
senior editor at the Atlantic
director of the Federal Education Budget Project at the New America Foundation, former senior analyst on the Republican staff of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee, where he played a key role in developing education legislation.
president of the Education Finance Council, former principal deputy assistant secretary in the U.S Department of Education in the Office of Postsecondary Education.
political director, the Student PIRGs and former program director for the Student PIRGs new voters project during the 2008 election.