Mar 18, 2021

CDC Issues Updated COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education

Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued updated interim guidance regarding testing and screening for the COVID-19 virus. The update provides new information specifically directed to college and university administrators. Topics include pre-opening and periodic testing, isolation and quarantine protocols when infection is detected, and suggestions for...

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Mar 19, 2021

2021 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK 7

Overview The 2021 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature officially hit its halfway point this week as legislators met in chambers on Tuesday and Thursday for the 14th and 15th legislative days. Next week is a planned one-week Spring Break, after which representatives and senators will meet for five days...

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Mar 23, 2021

U.S. Department of Education Announces New HEERF and SNAP Guidance

The U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) announced new guidance to assist institutions of higher education with the use of their Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”) grants. These HEERF funds were authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) in April 2020 (“HEERF I”); the Coronavirus...

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