Student loan default rates hit nearly 20-year high

For the sixth straight year, more students continue to default on their federal loans, according to figures released this week by the Education Department. The rate of students who have defaulted after beginning repayment from October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011 reached a nearly 20-year high of 10%, the data showed. Officials use the default rates to determine whether colleges are eligible to receive federal student loans.

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