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Client Alert: The CAA and COVID-19 Relief Funds for Education Institutions

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the CAA), signed into law on December 27, 2020, includes a number of important provisions relevant to institutions of higher learning and elementary and secondary schools. This alert summarizes the key education-related terms of the new legislation, focusing on the coronavirus relief funds, appropriations for the Department of Education for fiscal-year 2021, and the simplification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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