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Texas: 6th state to end license suspension for unpaid student loans

The story of Roderick Scott, a middle-school teacher who suffered financial ruin in order to hang on to his teaching license, helped fuel a public backlash in 2019 against the Texas's law requiring occupational license suspension of people with past-due student loans. The law bans Texas agencies from denying , suspending, or revoking a borrower's occupational license simply because they had defaulted on their student loans.

Credit: University of Texas, Austin

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