Governor waives regulations to ensure students in work-study programs receive critical funding during school closures March 17, 2020 - 17:24 Posted in: COVID-19 AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has waived regulations to ensure students who are enrolled in work-study programs will continue to receive critical funding while campuses close due to their response to COVID-19. As campuses across the state move instruction online, critical work-study programs that ensure students receive the financial assistance ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!