CONGRESS PASSES COVID-19 FIX FOR GI BILL AND OTHER VA-FUNDED STUDENTS: The House passed the legislation, S. 3503 (116), Thursday by unanimous consent following Senate passage by voice vote on Monday.

— “We are relieved military-connected students are now free from the burden of worry with their housing allowance and can concentrate on protecting their families and community, while they attempt to finish their studies from a distance,” Tanya Ang, Veterans Education Success vice president, said in a statement.

Read the full story by Politico’s Morning Ed, “GOP proposes suspending federal student loan payments, extending new powers for school waivers” published March 20, 2020.