Some student loan relief applicants get approval notice from Department of Education

President Joe Biden speaks as Miguel Cardona, US secretary of education, right, listens in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., US, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022.

President Biden speaks next to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 17. Photo: Bonnie Cash/UPI/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Department of Education has begun alerting student loan forgiveness applicants that they have been approved for relief under the Biden administration’s plan.

The big picture: The update comes after the Biden administration last week urged the Supreme Court to lift a lower court ruling that blocked the student loan relief program.

Driving the news: The emails being sent by the Department of Education to applicants of the relief program read: “We

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