NASFAA Mention: Politics, Legal Fights Bedevil DeVos Doling Out Covid Aid

"Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faces legal challenges and political pushback over her handling of $2 trillion in coronavirus relief. The disputes threaten to slow aid to students and schools. Restrictions that blocked assistance to undocumented and international students have landed the Education Department in court. And some states are refusing to carry out guidance that directs them to boost the share of pandemic relief to private schools," Bloomberg Government reports. 

"The GOP-controlled Senate has yet to start negotiations over additional stimulus legislation, said Justin Draeger, executive director of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

'Nothing’s really moving until July,' he said."

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Publication Date: 6/17/2020

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