Veterans

Veterans

Oct 27, 2021
The Department of Education begins the process of writing new regulations limiting what for-profit institutions can count as nonfederal sources of revenue with two public hearings this week.

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May 27, 2020
A Trump administration policy could deny education benefits to National Guard members helping states fight the coronavirus. Criticism mounts of plan to end deployment after 89 days instead of the 90 required for eligibility.  
February 4, 2020
The Trump administration is forgiving loans for disabled U.S. military veterans. But consumer groups say loans should be discharged for all who are too disabled to work.
November 20, 2019
Senator Alexander backs a bill aimed at recruiting of student veterans by for-profits, a compromise amid negotiations with Democrats over his proposed package of higher education bills.
November 11, 2019
In his annual column, Wick Sloane reports on how the nation's most selective colleges are faring on admitting undergraduate veterans. As ever, modestly better, but not so well.
November 11, 2019
Syracuse University has purposefully increased its student veteran population -- a core element of its strategic plan.
November 5, 2019
A nonpartisan study is needed before the federal government makes any sweeping policy changes that would affect student veterans' benefits, writes Daniel Elkins.
August 27, 2019
Veterans' organizations see negotiations over the Higher Education Act as an opportunity to tighten a federal exemption they say makes service members target of aggressive marketing by for-profit colleges.
August 22, 2019
Education Department says it will grant automatic loan forgiveness to disabled veterans -- a step that had been urged by Democrats and state attorneys general.
November 12, 2018
Highly selective colleges enroll modestly more veterans. And 100 higher ed leaders gather in Washington this week to keep veteran enrollments rising. That's progress, right? Wick Sloane asks.
October 8, 2018
The Trump administration's changes to a key transparency tool have frustrated even some supporters among veterans' groups.

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