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The interest rate on new student federal loans, called Stafford loans, is set to double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1, 2012. For the more than 7 million students receiving the loans, their cost will increase an average of $1,000.

With an educated workforce more crucial than ever to our nation’s future, now is clearly the time to do more, not less, to make college affordable.

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