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K-12 enrollment lagged projections by 2% in 2021, revealing college pipeline cracks

March 1, 2023

A few U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Tuesday that a band of Republican-controlled states and two borrowers have the right to sue to overturn the Biden administration’s plan to forgive broad amounts of federal student loan debt.

Whether that doubt will translate into a ruling allowing the loan cancellation program to proceed is another matter. It was mainly the court’s liberal wing asking about the plaintiffs’ standing during oral arguments Tuesday, but conservatives dominate the high court 6 to 3. The conservatives questioned the legality of the initiative, which one government agency assigned a $400 billion price tag over the next three decades.

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