The Debt Trap: How the Student Loan Industry Betrays Young Americans

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Media Outlet: The Guardian

Amy Laitinen was quoted in the Guardian on the most vulnerable student borrowers:

“There are populations who are borrowing to go to college or ending up without a degree, and ending up with meaningless degrees, and are ... worse off than if they had never gone to college to begin with,” said Amy Laitinen, of the nonpartisan thinktank New America.

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Amy Laitinen is director for higher education with the Education Policy program at New America. She previously served as a policy advisor on higher education at both the U.S. Department of Education and the White House.