Here's how Elizabeth Warren's student loan debt forgiveness plan would work

Elizabeth Warren proposes canceling student loan debt free public college

The debt cancelation plan would cost the government $640 billion and the universal free college program would cost $1.25 trillion over 10 years, according to Warren.

Funding the plan, at $1.25 trillion over ten years, is Warren's proposed 2% tax on those making over $50 million and 3% tax on those making over a billion dollars, the campaign announced.

From a student perspective, he's unsure how successful the plan would be. "It helps millions of families and removes a weight that's holding back our economy". Her CNN town hall event Monday night will be centered on policy, while a number of other candidates have yet to attach any specific policies to their campaign, opting more for broad strokes of a general set of values. Bernie Sanders helped make mainstream during his previous presidential bid, has become a catchall for a variety of plans aimed at making college more affordable. It is no coincidence that student debt in the United States quadrupled, from $345 billion to almost $1.4 trillion, between 2004 and 2017.

Elizabeth Warren has reportedly been having trouble meeting her fundraising goals and she hasn't broken out of that overstuffed pack in the way many of her supporters may have expected.

"I was rightfully criticized the last time around because I didn't pay as much attention as I might", he said. Warren has also said her universal child care proposal would be paid for by her wealth tax.

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She said free community college tuition and expanded Pell Grants as more realistic goals.

The proposal would also require public colleges to complete an annual report identifying obstacles to enrollment and graduation for lower income students and students of color. It would also prohibit public colleges from considering citizenship status or criminal history in admission decisions.

Asked whether she feared being "Hillary'd"-or held to higher standard than men-Warren said she won't let it stop her and that running for office is "what girls do".

Amselem also believes tuition hurts not only students but taxpayers as well. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. "$1.5 trillion in loans", Brenberg said. But generally speaking, they are far more comfortable than the majority who lack such degrees.

Critics of Warren's proposal question whether the senator is offering a solution for something that isn't the problem she makes it out to be.

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Many in the growing field of Democratic candidates have proposed reforming the nation's student loan programs, including dramatic restructuring of existing refinancing structures, but Warren appears to be the first to propose flat-out debt cancellation.

This could bring in a lot of money, but as a report from NBC noted, wealth taxes are inefficient and hard to enforce because the IRS does not have an easy way to make people disclose their full wealth, and they could bring in much less money than Warren projects. "Arguably, that's probably a better, more targeted approach than what she's proposing".

In my view, Warren is delusional, and I'm not alone in thinking this. According to analysis provided by her campaign, that would provide immediate relief to more than 95% of the 45 million Americans with student debt. Black families, after decades of being shut out of traditional ladders of economic opportunity, have the fewest resources to cover the cost of college.

As IJR previously reported, former "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe has been working to get more students to consider going to trade school. College grads tend to come from middle-class or wealthy families who have the resources to navigate the system - a trend that's deepened in recent years.

Warren said in the town hall that regardless of the prospects in the Senate, members of Congress should have to go on record with their judgment on Trump's behavior.

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This article was written by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, a reporter for The Washington Post.

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