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With Lawsuits Looming, $150 Million In Student Loan Debt Cancelled

Facing legal battles, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos canceled $150 million in student loan debt from borrowers who attended shut-down colleges.

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Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent at NPR. She joined NPR in 2014, working as part of a new initiative to coordinate on-air and online coverage of learning. Since then the NPR Ed team has won a 2017 Edward R. Murrow Award for Innovation, and a 2015 National Award for Education Reporting for the multimedia national collaboration, the Grad Rates project.