Covid relief money helped almost 2/3 of students stay in college, U.S. says

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “According to the report, released by the U.S. Department of Education, over 18 million college students have received direct financial aid through three separate relief measures passed by Congress, a $76-billion windfall aimed at getting colleges and students through the financial fallout of the pandemic. The aid is often referred to collectively as Heerf funding, referencing the Higher Education Emergency Relief Act of 2021. … But that extra federal support for higher education is set to run out in a few months, leaving colleges to make tough decisions about what they can afford to keep doing.”

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