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Opinion: Stop penalizing students for getting an education
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Opinion: Stop penalizing students for getting an education

by Ben Sheffler Interest rates on new subsidized Federal Direct Stafford student loans increased yesterday from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent because Congress couldn’t agree on a plan before the deadline, affecting approximately 700 students every semester at Pensacola State College. And Congress is on a week-long recess for the Fourth of July. There was...