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Morehouse students are far from a representative sample of all student borrowers.
Proposals to forgive student debt have been criticized for disproportionately benefiting high-income families.
Schools across major US cities remain more segregated than neighborhoods.
Elizabeth Warren's plan and other variants of free college could result in disproportionate benefits to high-income families.
To understand student debt forgiveness proposals, it helps to understand who holds that debt.
Sometimes following the data requires us to acknowledge mistakes and fix them.
A new study aims to identify broader measures of student achievement in public high schools with historically underserved students.
Warren's plan would cancel most outstanding student debt held by households making up to $250,000.
All proposals miss a critical factor: the amount repaid should depend on the amount borrowed.
The scandal represents a new extreme of a flawed system that benefits wealthy families.

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