VSAC in the News

September 27, 2022

Student loan relief also comes with tax relief

Tue, 09/27/2022 Vermont Business Magazine

By Jack Hoffman, Public Assets Institute 

Vermonters who qualify for a reduction in their student loan debt will get another break from the state: The loan forgiveness won’t be taxed.

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September 23, 2022

Vermont State University cuts 2023-2024 tuition 15%

Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees approves new base tuition for Vermonters of $9,999.  

The Board of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges System at this week’s board meeting unanimously approved a base tuition...

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September 8, 2022

New details on plans to forgive millions in student loan debt owed by Vermonters

WCAX News Desk

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - We are learning new details about plans to forgive millions in student loan debt owed by Vermont borrowers. Since the Biden administration announced $10,000 and $20,000 in student loan relief, we’ve...

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August 25, 2022

Vermont lawmakers celebrate as Biden moves to forgive up to $20,000 for student loan borrowers

....Scott Giles, president and CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, applauded Biden’s decision. In addition to the debt relief, he said, borrowers “have been in limbo now for about a year” as the nationwide pause on...

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August 23, 2022

State tries to encourage more Vt. students to consider careers in the trades

WCAX reporter on trades training story

HYDE PARK, Vt. (WCAX) - As labor shortages persist across Vermont, the state hopes to guide more high school students to pursue careers in the trades.

The state is working to contribute millions of dollars to help educate...

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August 23, 2022

Gov. Phil Scott spotlights need for tradesman

A local technical school is being put in the spotlight highlighting its trade programs. The state of Vermont is beginning a new effort to try and entice more students into attending trade and technical schools.

“The fact is, we...

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