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Students in Clark County challenged by college debt

By , Columbian staff writer
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Months ago, higher education leaders in Southwest Washington beamed at the possibility of seeing student loan debt forgiven. With President Joe Biden’s move blocked, thousands of local students are back in the same spot of financial vulnerability.

At Clark College, 88 percent of transfer students this past school year were first-generation students; 34 percent were identified as low-income.

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