Last night at an Iowa town hall, a father who saved for his daughter’s higher education costs questioned Warren on her student loan forgiveness plan, which would cancel student loan debt for approximately 42 million Americans.
Think of it this way, when I was growing up, I wanted to be a public school teacher, my family had no money —”
Warren continued, “No, what I’m saying is there was a $50 a semester option for me.
I was able to go to college and become a public school teacher because America had invested in a $50 a semester option for me.
Today that’s not available, and our kids have taken on a trillion and a half dollars in student loan debt.