For Millions Deep in Student Loan Debt, Bankruptcy Is No Easy Fix

New York Times, Nov. 8, 2020–Ron Lieber, Tara Siegel Bernard
Bankruptcy gives over 700,000 debtors a fresh start every year. Bills for credit cards and medical expenses can be wiped away by a few strokes of a judge’s pen, and debts that don’t vanish are reduced. But student loan debts don’t go away as easily.