Vermont's U.S. Representative Peter Welch is compiling stories about student debt. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports...
Welch was at the University of Vermont on Monday where he met with students, some of whom are working multiple jobs and studying full time as they accumulate student loan debt.
Vermont's U.S. Representative Peter Welch is going to be compiling stories about student debt.
Welch is going to be at the University of Vermont on Monday where he will launch an initiative to compile stories from Vermont students and families about the burden of student loan debt.
In Vermont, almost 70 percent of college graduates have an average of $30,000 in debt.
Student debt is topping $1 trillion dollars, exceeding credit card debt.