Education is the bedrock of American democracy: It’s one of the most powerful tools we have to give everyone an opportunity to succeed. But today, our schools—from pre-K to high school—don’t deliver on that promise. TCF works to change that, so that every child, no matter their background, has access to a high-quality education.
Parents seeking a better future for their children have increasingly resorted to the federal Parent PLUS loan program to pay for the soaring costs of college attendance. But these loans are riskier and more expensive than other federal student loans, trapping many low-income, Black, and Latino/a families under a mountain of debt.