Education

Alston & Bird has collected information for our pro bono, community service, and non-profit partners related to education. These resources provide information for schools, colleges, and universities on available funding and how to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information, check out this summary of educational provisions and appropriates in the CARES Act prepared by Alston & Bird attorneys and insight from Alston & Bird’s Colleges & Universities Team provides insight into current high-risk class action litigation brought by students and their parents related to higher education in this advisory.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance for how colleges and universities and schools and child care programs can plan, prepare, and respond to COVID-19.
  • The U.S. Department of Education provides additional resources for elementary schools, secondary schools, and higher education institutions.
  • The Department of Education also provides details on the CARES Act’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

Last updated September 18, 2020