[JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official profile] on Friday signed into law H.R. 1911, the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 [text], lowering interest rates on student loans. The interest rates will drop [AP report] to 3.86 percent for undergraduate students and 5.41 percent for graduate students. However, the bill ties the interest rates to fluctuations in the financial markets, so economic improvements will result in higher interest rates. The House of Representatives [official website] passed the legislation at...

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