Iowa Community College Leaders Oppose Student Debt Forgiveness, Free College

Student debt forgiveness raises concerns about fairness to students who chose lower-cost educations, two Iowa community college leaders said during a recent interview on Iowa PBS.

Forgiving student debt does not solve the underlying issues in higher education, said Kristie Fisher, the chancellor of the Iowa Valley Community College District.

“What I’d hate to see is for students who made really wise choices and attended a community college to get less benefit than those who, maybe my kids, who went to a four-year private institution,” she said. 

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