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I want to organize a grassroots effort that will help teachers get their loans forgiven. The United States Department of Education with the support of Congress will only forgive teachers loans after 1998, if they paid off all loans prior to October 1998. That means fellow teachers if you have loans after October 1998 you will not be allowed to get your loans forgiven. Many of you are very distressed by this finding. I am a teacher. I am a highly qualified teacher with a master's in special education. I have been teaching 15 years. Recently, I found out that I am not eligible for the government loan forgiveness program because I have loans before October 1998. I was shocked. I was told by the government and by the university that I went to that if I taught in a teacher shortage area my loans would be forgiven. So on that note, I am asking that you contact me here at Care 2. Let me know if you find yourself in this very devastating position. It's time to stand up and be counted. We want ...See More
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Teacher loan forgiveness denial I was denied teacher loan forgiveness because in their words, "music is not part of the elementary curriculum."

On 10/24/10, Annette wrote: > I am furious also. Count me in on any action that can > be taken. I have been > teaching math in Title I schools for 18 years. We > deserve a little help too. Annette > > On 10/20/...See More
Aug 6, 2013
Steve On 1/05/11, rackingbeauty wrote: > I am just like all of you...I am overwhelmed with student loan debt. I teach > in a Title 1 school with 100% free/reduced lunch. I can't get any loan > forgiveness either because I have loans before 1998. I have my bachelor's, > master's, and Rank 1 and I can barely make ends meet. I can't even afford ...See More
May 13, 2014
Tracy How can I get in contact with someone on here to help get something done? My story is not like the others but still related to TLF. I was actually approved because my loan was after 1998. However, they forgave my loan for 17,500 and I paid the rest off. A year and a half later they call to tell me they changed their mind and reinstated it and added...See More
Jul 21, 2014
Cheryl Did anyone ever pursue the grassroots effort to change this loophole in the law? I'm in the same boat and would love to join the fight against this ridiculous stipulation!!!

On 1/05/11, rackingbeauty wrote:

> I am just like all of you...I am overwhelmed with student loan debt. I teach

> in a Title 1 school with 100...See More
Jul 27, 2014
Cheryl That's terrible Tracy!!! I'm so sorry.

I'm caught in the same loophole as everyone else with the pre- 1998 rule. I am VERY interested in participating in an effort to overturn this ridiculous rule. Please contact me if interested. [email removed]

n 7/21/14, Tracy wrote:

> How can I get in contact with someone on here ...See More
Jul 27, 2014


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