Senate Hearing on COVID-19 Impact on College Students

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on colleges and… read more

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on colleges and universities. Several college and university presidents testified about their plans to reopen in the fall and the challenges they face. They discussed the importance of the financial assistance provided by the CARES Act, and stressed the importance of addressing the hardships that minority students and those of lower socio-economic status are facing due to the coronavirus pandemic including access to food, housing and internet access. Also testifying was American Public Health Association Executive Director Georges Benjamin, who stressed that college campuses will have cases of COVID-19 in the fall and expressed how important it would be to have a plan to respond. close

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Senate Hearing on COVID-19 Impact on College Students

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Program ID:
472746-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
SD-430, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 04, 2020 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jun 09, 2020 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 05, 2020 | 7:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 07, 2020 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 09, 2020 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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