As school systems grapple with the best ways to protect health and safety, they are also considering how the economic turmoil will affect students and their families.They fear it could mean a major increase in the number of homeless students.
Under this initiative, Virginians with commercially-owned Federal Family Education Loan loans, Perkins loans, or privately held student loans who are struggling to make their payments due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be eligible for expanded relief.
The CARES Act includes $10 billion in funds for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP) to provide relief for eligible U.S. airports affected by the prevention, preparation and response surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
The financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in western Virginia. On Tuesday, Carilion Clinic said it is taking steps to reduce expenses, including furloughs, reduced hours and pay cuts for employees.