Largely unregulated for-profit vocational colleges, which can't receive federal student aid, collect 40 percent of military spouse tuition benefits.
To win Republican senators' support, letter opposing new Defense Department policies on tuition assistance was changed to eliminate references to for-profit colleges as "subpar" institutions.
To help military veterans earn more credit for their training, a New Jersey community college creates a new degree track and sends two administrators to boot camp on Parris Island.
The Department of Defense appears to have dropped provisions that many research universities said overreached on colleges' academic policies, but will require more disclosure.
New book examines the decline of ROTC after the Vietnam War and its recent return to America's elite campuses.
Multi-state investigation of for-profits includes review of institutional loans and recruiting of veterans. But finding common targets is a problem, and investigators have yet to take on a major for-profit.
At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.
Some colleges are balking at new guidelines for the military tuition assistance program, saying that they go too far and interfere with institutional autonomy.
Student veterans, when given support services at their colleges, earn better grades and show higher retention than their peers, a study finds.
Attorney general Jack Conway has taken on for-profit colleges in a big way -- and some of their leaders are donating to his opponent. But will his multi-state investigation run out of steam?
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