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The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is intended to encourage people to enter public service. It forgives the federal student loan balances of eligible borrowers who have made at least 10 years of payments while in certain public service jobs.
Traditional public schools were the most commonly available schooling option for military families in 2019-20. Over 90% of military installations also had at least one other public school option—like a charter or magnet school—nearby. Fewer options were available for rural installations.