Correction: Student Loans-Public Service story

Jul 6, 2022, 8:14 AM | Updated: Jul 8, 2022, 12:12 pm
FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, new graduates line up before the start of the Bergen Commu...

FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, new graduates line up before the start of the Bergen Community College commencement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. A deadline is fast approaching for teachers, librarians, nurses and others who work in public service to apply to have their student loan debt forgiven. New figures from the U.S. Department of Education show 145,000 borrowers have had the remainder of their debt canceled through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story published July 6, 2022, about a program that forgives student loan debt for public service workers, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the program cancels federal student loan debt after 10 years of public interest work, or 120 payments. The story should have said that borrowers can have the remainder of their loans erased after making 10 years of monthly payments while doing public interest work, or making 120 monthly payments over any time span while doing public interest work.

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Correction: Student Loans-Public Service story