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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June 6, 2008
With veterans’ educational benefits poised to rise and number of would-be students surging, college leaders gather to discuss how to help ex-service members make their way.
May 23, 2008
Despite a veto threat from President Bush and with the presumptive Republican candidate to replace him in absentia, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would dramatically enhance educational benefits for veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. And it did so, supporters of the measure were quick to note, by a margin (75-22) that could comfortably override the president's veto. The legislation will now go back to the House, which passed a parallel bill last month but failed to muster a similar veto-proof margin.
March 25, 2008
With American society divided for and against the war, returning veterans tend to be viewed more as issues than as individuals. Recent news media coverage has focused on stories about soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who have become violent criminals and on the trials of wounded vets who receive substandard medical treatment. Unquestionably, these are important issues.
February 14, 2008
While senators weigh bill to hugely boost GI Bill, the Pentagon, concerned that better benefits could hurt reenlistment, backs Bush plan for another kind of enhancement.
December 13, 2007
U. of Wisconsin sees uptick in number of military personnel in student body, and new study finds an educational gap between veterans and non-veterans.
August 1, 2007
University of Idaho offers first-of-its-kind scholarship for veterans wounded in combat since Sept. 11, 2001 -- and hopes to spread the idea.
May 25, 2007
Advisers staff military hospitals in national effort to inform returning service members of campus opportunities available to them.
October 26, 2006
University creates new center to attract veterans as students -- and plans to travel the world to recruit them.

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