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Summarizing HEERF2 Application and Implementation Provisions

By Michael T. Wherry, CPA, McClintock & Associates
On Jan. 14, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released instructions to access and key provisions to utilize the new round of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, which was included in the recently passed Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). This summary focuses on key provisions related to the utilization and compliance related to the grants, along with M&A’s commentary in italics.

CARES Act Implementation: HEERF Funds Usage and Impact & Distance Education Best Practices

CARES Act Implementation: HEERF Funds Usage and Impact & Distance Education Best Practices

By Hanover Research, prepared for Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)
A Career Education Colleges and Universities study shows that Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds had a positive impact on instruction, the student experience and student success. Additionally, Hanover Research conducted in-depth interviews with 15 leaders of career and technical colleges to develop some best practices for distance education.

Summarizing HEERF2 Application and Implementation Provisions