New Jersey college students can turn to the state’s Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, which runs by far the largest state-based student loan program in the country. But, that assistance comes with rigorous terms that have been labelled state-sanctioned loan sharking.
Annie Waldman wrote about the situation in an article published in The New York Times and ProPublica. In one case she described, a student’s loans were not forgiven even after his death.
NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller spoke with Waldman.
Click through to read Waldman’s story in The New York Times.