Trump Suspends Student Loan Payments, Standardized Testing

Date: 2020-03-20 16:40:01

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President Donald Trump said Friday that loan payments on federally-held student loans could be suspended for 60 days without penalty as the economy is hit by the coronavirus. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #StudentLoans

He also said the federal government would waive requirements for standardized tests of school-aged children as schools have been shuttered in many states.

Of the loan payments, the president suggested the grace period could be extended if necessary.

“That’s a big thing,” he said at the White House daily briefing. “That’s going to make a lot of students very happy”

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