Tag: CARES Act

Department of Education Webinar and Website Updates Provide Additional HEERF Guidance

Rebecca Flake and Kate Lee Carey

The Department of Education’s webinar provided some helpful additional context and explanation regarding the October 30 HEERF institutional reporting requirements.

US Department of Education Issues Long-Awaited Guidance on CARES Act HEERF Reporting

Kate Lee Carey, Caitlyn Shelby and Rebecca Flake

In this post, we recap previous guidance from the Department of Education, as well as the newest updates focused on the institutional portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

ED Issues Interim Final Rule on Student Eligibility for HEERF Funding While Courts Grant Preliminary Injunctions

Nancy Anderson and Mike Goldstein

On June 17, the US Department of Education issued an interim final rule limiting student eligibility for CARES Act emergency grants.

ED Simultaneously Backs Away from and Embraces Its Own HEERF Guidance

Nancy Anderson and Mike Goldstein

The Department of Education announced it will not enforce its April guidance on the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

ED Requires Public Disclosure of CARES Student Grant Use, Inviting Scrutiny for Schools

Nancy Anderson, Mike Goldstein and Paul Thompson

The Department of Education issued guidance directing postsecondary institutions to publicly disclose on their websites detailed information and data on how they allocate emergency student grant funding under the CARES Act’s HEERF.

ED Releases Institutional Funding from CARES Act + Clarifies Student Grant Requirements

Nancy Anderson, Mike Goldstein and Paul Thompson

On April 21, the US Education Department announced the release of the remaining $6 billion of stimulus funding under the CARES Act’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help institutions with COVID-19-related costs.

ED Releases Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Grant Funding

Nancy Anderson, Mike Goldstein and Paul Thompson

The Department of Education made available another $3 billion in grant funding under the CARES Act, which will go to states to provide emergency support for education.

Student and Borrower Relief Under the CARES Act

Rebecca Flake and Caitlyn Shelby

The CARES Act relaxes federal student aid requirements for certain students and borrowers.

ED Releases CARES Act Stimulus Funding for Emergency Student Grants, Subject to Institutional Certification

Nancy Anderson and Paul Thompson

ED announced it will release a portion of the CARES Act higher education funding to allow institutions to make emergency student grants.

Institutional Relief Under the CARES Act

Rebecca Flake, Shannon Noonan and Caitlyn Shelby

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.

First Look at Postsecondary Institution Funding Under the CARES Act

Nancy Anderson and Paul Thompson

The CARES Act allows ED to make grant funding available to institutions of higher education to transition to online learning in the wake of COVID-19.