Aerial view of Northwestern University campus

For the first time, U.S. prisoners graduate from top university

Northwestern University’s Prison Education Program has now welcomed its inaugural graduating class of incarcerated students. Around 100 students are enrolled in the Northwestern program across Stateville Correctional Center for men and the Logan Correctional Center for women.

Woman with graduation cap smiling

Biden administration has forgiven $127 billion in student debt

Biden’s plans to cancel up to $400 billion in student debt for tens of millions of Americans were foiled by the Supreme Court. Still, Biden has managed to erase $127 billion in student debt so far for more than 3.5 million borrowers — more than any other president in history.