There is one summary for H.R.209. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/06/2009)

Helping Our Students Communicate Act of 2009 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to assume or cancel loans made under the Federal Family Education Loan or the Direct Loan programs to individuals who have been employed for five consecutive complete school years as full-time speech-language pathologists: (1) principally at elementary and secondary schools whose enrollment of disadvantaged students exceeds 30%; and (2) have at least a graduate degree in speech-language pathology, or communication sciences and disorders.

Caps loan forgiveness at $17,500.

Limits the benefits of this Act to new borrowers on or after the date that is 90 days after the date of this Act's enactment.