He should look into the public service student loan forgiveness program. USA Today recently did a series on how difficult it is to access this program. here’s a link to an interesting article.
This is really a shame because we NEED teachers, and a recent Wall St. Journal article detailed how many we lost this past year, mostly becauase of low salaries and limited resources.
He could get into the income based repayment programs if his salary is low — but frankly that just stretches out the burden and adds interest to the total. Learn more at www.IBRInfo.org.