When President Biden extended the pause in the payment of the student loan again last week, he renewed the debate on the federal program of forgiveness of the Loan of Public Services, in addition to the complaints about the inefficiencies of how the PSLF is administered and Inadequate efforts to inform eligible. .

Rectification of passed faults to approve applications and to clarify who is eligible for the program was part of the President's plan for previous and current reimbursement extensions, and part of that failure was due to the Faculty of the University, staff and other employees who do not know were eligible, and considered public service workers, and not being informed of their eligibility for their universities.

Despite the extension of the pause in reimbursements, the advocates of the borrowers of the student loans continued to be requested, larger and more significant changes in the program.

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    "Where we were before, it was not a coherent place to be," said Persis Yu, Policy Director for the Student Pressorial Protection Center, he said during a Twitter space conversation the Day when the Biden administration announced the pause in the reimbursements of the loans. Yu added that even if the borrowers were added late aggregated to the PSLF program, the most vulnerable people, often color people of low-income background that now work in low pay jobs, would still only get limited help. She said that the best solution is the total deletion of debt.

    "There are many borrowers in the system that they simply should not be there," she said.

    The Wisconsin Department of financial institutions has been working since August to ensure that the residents and employees of the eligible states know how to obtain their forgiven student loans. State officials estimate that between 750,000 and 800,000 Wisconsin residents have student loan debts, which collectively total $ 24.2 billion. They say that the programs and disclosure of the department have been amazed at widespread distrust and skepticism on PSLF, led borrowers to financial freedom and informed people who did not know that the program even existed googleg.cmd. PUSH (Function () Googleg. Show ("DFP-AD-Article_in_Article"););

    Cheryl RAPP, the Finance Officer of the College Investment Program of the University of the Department, recalled a recent conversation with the financial assistance director of a state school as an example of the extension of misinterpretation and misunderstanding, even Among the people in charge of managing the program, about how PSLF works.

    "I said: 'Hey, you should talk to your employees and let them know that they are going to qualify because they work at a UW system university," Rapp said. "She said:" We really do not qualify. "I said: 'You are in education, you are a public official, actually qualify and your employees qualify.' He did not feel the need to inform his employees. About the forgiveness of the public service loan "."

    she said she took a while to convince the financial help director that the program was designed for people like him and Your employees.

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    "made my mind, Actually, they were in financial aid, and they did not understand what this was about, "he said.

    The disconnection may have been surprising, but it was not unusual. The United States Department of Education announced in October that I would improve your methods to find and inform people who are eligible for PSLF and process their application S, but the apartment was still struggling to develop.

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