Can’t Work? Too Bad. Pay Up Anyway | Sasha Chavkin, Cezary Podkul, Jeanette Neumann & Ben Protess | Chronicle of Higher Education | 18 February, 2011
The article examines the loan repayment policies of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) federal student loan programs regarding people who have been declared disabled by the U.S. Social Security Administration. It highlights former police officer Tina Brooks and former carpenter Scott Creighton, both of whom have been declared disabled by Social Security, and their experiences in having their applications for canceling their student debt rejected by the ED.