Chicago Sun-Times: Debt forgiveness plan launched for more than 21,000 former City Colleges students


“Fresh Start” is a four-year program to help former City Colleges students who left in good academic standing to return, finish their degree and leave debt-free.

More than 21,000 City Colleges students who dropped out over the last decade because they couldn’t afford tuition and fees could clear their $17.7 million in debt and return to “finish what they started,” under an innovative mayoral program unveiled Tuesday.

Read more at the Chicago Sun-Times.