The CARES Act authorizes ED to allow institutions to ease certain federal student aid requirements, provide relief for certain students and borrowers with federally held student loans and relax certain requirements.
The US Department of Education has issued a supplement to its March 5 guidance for interruptions of study related to COVID-19.
As students of all ages urgently transition from a classroom to a virtual environment, concern over the protection of student privacy remains at a high level.
The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released guidance on civil rights issues in education when responding to COVID-19.
Students and veterans who rely on the Post-9/11 GI Bill’s education assistance could see those benefits reduced or paused without legislative action.
The coronavirus is causing major disruption to education, with schools and colleges canceling classes, shutting down campus operations and offering programs online. Cooley is monitoring the response and information about COVID-19 and will be addressing other issues for schools and education providers through additional posts.