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Susan Headden

Susan Headden is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and communications professional with many years of experience covering education issues. Headden, a former staff writer at The Indianapolis Star, worked nearly 16 years at U.S. News & World Report, ultimately serving as a managing editor. She later held senior positions at the...Read bio »

Forgiving small student debts can have a huge impact

April 30, 2019

We’re used to thinking of America’s student loan debt in terms of its colossal aggregate—more than $1.4 trillion, a figure that exceeds even our ballooning credit card debt and increasingly animates political debate.

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Keynote: Race, wealth and attainment linked, says Brookings scholar

April 30, 2019

Race, property, college debt—they all intersect in a way that demands more of the country’s attention, says Brookings Institution scholar, educator, and author Andre Perry.

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