Colleges should spend covid-relief funds on mental-health support, education department says

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Colleges were initially instructed to use the funding for student financial aid and basic-needs support, among other things. … The announcement is the latest in a series of efforts from federal lawmakers to address the campus mental-health crisis. Biden outlined mental health as a national priority earlier this year, and his Department of Education this month announced plans to change the regulations to strengthen the rights of students with disabilities, including those with mental-health issues.”

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