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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November 2, 2012
Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.
July 26, 2012
Many more colleges either have or aspire to create services dedicated to student veterans and active-duty military members, according to a survey. But institutions also say budgets are an issue.
June 28, 2012
In the first result of a multistate investigation into for-profit colleges, state attorneys general announce a settlement -- with a marketing company.
April 11, 2012
The Veterans Affairs Department plans to resume withholding debts from tuition benefits, a plan colleges worry will simply transfer those debts to institutions.
March 21, 2012
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.
March 7, 2012
Largely unregulated for-profit vocational colleges, which can't receive federal student aid, collect 40 percent of military spouse tuition benefits.
January 4, 2012
While more colleges create sections only for those with military backgrounds, some institutions move away from that model.
December 12, 2011
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.
November 11, 2011
Student veterans, when given support services at their colleges, earn better grades and show higher retention than their peers, a study finds.
November 11, 2011
Wick Sloane expands his annual survey of the enrollment of ex-military service members at elite colleges. A few pleasant surprises aside, the numbers aren't pretty.

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