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Summary of Provisions of The Cares Act And Associated Appropriations Language Related to Higher Education – HMBR

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced institutions of higher education to rapidly shift their instructional methods to adapt to this evolving situation. The over two trillion dollar CARES Act stimulus package is in part designed to grant regulatory flexibility and monetary relief to schools as they adopt distance education practices to comply with More Info »

California College San Diego Donates Life-saving Equipment to Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center During COVID-19 Crisis

SAN DIEGO—California College San Diego (CCSD) is helping the local San Diego community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by donating a ventilator and three BiPAP machines to the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. This life-saving equipment will be loaned to the hospital for the foreseeable future. They will be returned to the San Diego campus More Info »

Left Out of the Stimulus – Inside Higher Ed

Consumer groups are questioning why some student loan borrowers will not get help from the stimulus package about to be passed by Congress. Although help for student borrowers in Congress’s massive economic stimulus package has been widely publicized, including a six-month reprieve from making loan payments, more than a million people with loans may be More Info »

U.S. Department of Education Holds Penn State Accountable for its Failure to Protect Students from Sexual Misconduct, Requires Major Overhaul of Title IX Procedures Following Compliance Review

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is requiring major changes at Pennsylvania State University after finding that the school failed to protect students and address their complaints of sexual abuse in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The prior administration failed to resolve More Info »

‘It almost broke us’: Lawsuit accuses for-profit cosmetology college of withholding student financial aid – The Hechinger Report

Class action suit marks the second time La’James has been sued for defrauding students The class-action lawsuit was filed by Student Defense, a national legal defense network focused on higher education, and a Des Moines law firm, Wandro & Associates P.C. It’s the second time La’James has been sued for defrauding students; the first suit, More Info »

Student Loan Forbearance In The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Stimulus: What You Need To Know – Forbes

President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Education previously announced student loan relief in response to widespread economic hardship due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now, Congress’ $2 trillion stimulus package is expected to expand that relief. Under the stimulus package passed by the Senate on late Wednesday, federal student loans will automatically have More Info »