Latest "Total and Permanent Disability Discharge" stories
This federal program wipes away disabled vets’ student debt. They’re defaulting on their loans anyway.
About 42,000 veterans had been contacted, and 7,700 had had their loans discharged, according to information provided by the Education Department this week, leading advocates to wonder whether there’s more the federal government can do to expand its the benefit’s reach.
By Natalie Gross