Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced federal legislation, the Student Borrower Higher Education Lending Protection Act, that would forgive student debt in the event of death, permanent disability or should a co-signer die.
The successor to No Child Left Behind, the Every Student Succeeds Act returns a lot of decision-making authority to the state, according to some. But one New Jersey lawmaker questions how it will be implemented, especially with a new governor.
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