Skip to content
External article

Why student loan forgiveness is early childhood policy

When it comes to early childhood development, it’s not a question of choosing to support adults or children.
March 5, 2021
Name of publication
The Hill
Read more

Student loan forgiveness policies are being cast as benefitting undeserving adults at the expense of the worthiest of all recipients of public resources: young children. This framing undercuts support for the policy and puts it at risk.

But science tells us another story, showing that policies such as student loan forgiveness actually are early childhood policies, and good ones at that.