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Legion calls for tuition fairness for veterans

Legion calls for tuition fairness for veterans

The American Legion wants in-state tuition rates extended to all veterans.

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Campus post bonds volunteerism with camaraderie

Campus post bonds volunteerism with camaraderie

Student veterans on North Dakota State’s campus founded NDSU Post 400 to unite through community service and camaraderie.

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Legionnaires get in-state tuition bill passed

Legionnaires get in-state tuition bill passed

Legion members in Indiana fought for and earned passage of a law that gives all veterans resident tuition rates at state public universities.

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Legion: Give student veterans in-state tuition rates

Legion: Give student veterans in-state tuition rates

About 40,000 non-resident student veterans nationwide have to make up the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition with their own money.

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Legion post has big plans at Florida college

Legion post has big plans at Florida college

Post 397 at Hodges University hopes to become a source of camaraderie for its members and veterans at the school.

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Legion-backed tuition assistance lives

Legion-backed tuition assistance lives

Legislation to maintain higher education aid to servicemembers signed into law.

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Legion-backed Military Tuition Assistance measure passes

Legion-backed Military Tuition Assistance measure passes

Senate passes amendment calling for continued funding of Military Tuition Assistance through fiscal 2013.

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Legion: Keep military tuition program alive

Legion: Keep military tuition program alive

Members of Congress receive letters from the Legion that support legislation to continue funding college tuition assistance programs provided by U.S. military service branches.

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Education symposium addresses academic disconnects

Education symposium addresses academic disconnects

Student veterans and their peers differ greatly, say panelists.

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Student veterans question GI Bill delays

Student veterans question GI Bill delays

Advocates for student veterans say VA’s current processing system for Post 9/11 GI Bill claims is not enough to minimize, eliminate delays.

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Tuition Fairness Act introduced in House

Tuition Fairness Act introduced in House

The American Legion has been working with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to level the financial field for non-resident student veterans.

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President signs student veteran protection act

President signs student veteran protection act

Legion-backed measure will help student veterans make more informed choices about higher learning.

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Student Veterans of America brokers data deal

Student Veterans of America brokers data deal

During SVA's national conference, partnership announced between VA, National Student Clearinghouse to share data on servicemembers using the GI Bill.

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The Return of ROTC

The Return of ROTC

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Student veteran protection passes Senate

Student veteran protection passes Senate

Legion played major role in legislation designed to protect interests of GI Bill beneficiaries.

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Camaraderie on campus

Camaraderie on campus

University Veterans Post 360 provides a support structure for veterans on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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‘GI Bill’ becomes trademarked

‘GI Bill’ becomes trademarked

GI Bill name now protected against use by marketers with questionable motives, VA says.

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Posts encouraged to reach out to SVA chapters

Posts encouraged to reach out to SVA chapters

Legionnaires can provide aid to local student veterans by locating a nearby school’s Student Veterans of America chapter.

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Union-backed program puts veterans to work

Union-backed program puts veterans to work

The Gas Utility Workers Training Program in Chicago provides veterans an ‘in’ for valuable employment in the gas industry and Legion membership for a year.

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2012 American Education Week

2012 American Education Week

The Legion’s American Education Week brochure provides ways posts can support youth throughout the week, Nov. 11-17.

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House passes student-veteran protection bill

House passes student-veteran protection bill

Legion backed legislation to protect GI Bill beneficiaries approved by U.S. House of Representatives.

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VR&E benefits may be better call than GI Bill

VR&E benefits may be better call than GI Bill

Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment benefits may provide higher monthly allowance.

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For-profit schools defend themselves

For-profit schools defend themselves

Legion roundtable provides forum for educators to dispute critical congressional report.

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Roundtable to assess veterans education

Roundtable to assess veterans education

The American Legion’s Education Roundtable will meet today to discuss the for-profit school issue and other pending legislation.

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Concern about for-profit schools justified

Concern about for-profit schools justified

For-profit schools exploit veterans to manipulate regulations, says Senate committee report.

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Legion testifies on executive order impact

Legion testifies on executive order impact

President Obama’s executive order aimed at predatory for-profit schools may not go far enough.

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Symposium focuses on student veterans

Symposium focuses on student veterans

The American Legion hosted a "Veterans on Campus" education symposium in Washington to discuss on-campus services and support for student veterans.

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SVA conference combats vet unemployment

SVA conference combats vet unemployment

The American Legion showed its support for the organization that aims to help veterans succeed in the classroom.

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GI Bill changes for fall semester

GI Bill changes for fall semester

Legislation includes Guardsmen in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit and gives financial aid for non-degree granting programs.

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Tuition cap doesn't affect current students

Tuition cap doesn't affect current students

GI Bill "grandfather clause" exempts veterans currently attending school from $17,500 tuition cap.

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