The Trouble With TEACH Grants In a series of reports, NPR investigates how federal grants that public school teachers received to work in low-income schools were converted to loans that they now must pay back.
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The Trouble With TEACH Grants

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Exclusive: Ed Department To Erase Debts Of Teachers, Fix Troubled Grant Program

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Education Department Plans To Fix Flawed Federal Grant Program

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Senators To DeVos On TEACH Grant Debacle: 'Urgent That These Mistakes Are Fixed'

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Education Secretary DeVos Acknowledges Problems With Teacher Grant Program

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Kaitlyn McCollum teaches at Columbia Central High School in Tennessee. After being told her TEACH grant paperwork was late, her grants were converted to loans. "I'm on the phone in between classes ... trying to get all of this information together, crying, trying to plead my case," she says. Stacy Kranitz for NPR hide caption

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Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

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Why Teachers In High-Need Areas Are Now Saddled With Debt

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The TEACH grant helps teachers-to-be pay for college or a master's. But many teachers, like Maggie Webb (left) and David West, say when they began teaching, they were forced to pay it back. Kayana Szymczak and Sean Rayford for NPR hide caption

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Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans

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