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Education Roundtable and Credentialing Roundtable figure to make further progress on both issues at national convention.
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Military experience and training can help veterans land good jobs that are in high demand.
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Four years since its implementation, VA reports that masses of veterans, servicemembers and family members have used landmark education legislation.
Legion, SBA and Syracuse University collaborate on intensive training program for would-be women vet business owners during national convention in Houston.
The American Legion drafted the original GI Bill, today celebrating its 69th anniversary, and is the leading advocate in making sure it continues to meet the need of the nation’s veterans.
The American Legion wants in-state tuition rates extended to all veterans.
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Student veterans on North Dakota State’s campus founded NDSU Post 400 to unite through community service and camaraderie.
Legion members in Indiana fought for and earned passage of a law that gives all veterans resident tuition rates at state public universities.
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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Post 397 at Hodges University hopes to become a source of camaraderie for its members and veterans at the school.
Legislation to maintain higher education aid to servicemembers signed into law.
Senate passes amendment calling for continued funding of Military Tuition Assistance through fiscal 2013.
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.
Student veterans and their peers differ greatly, say panelists.
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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The American Legion has been working with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to level the financial field for non-resident student veterans.
Legion-backed measure will help student veterans make more informed choices about higher learning.
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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Legion played major role in legislation designed to protect interests of GI Bill beneficiaries.
University Veterans Post 360 provides a support structure for veterans on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
GI Bill name now protected against use by marketers with questionable motives, VA says.
Legionnaires can provide aid to local student veterans by locating a nearby school’s Student Veterans of America chapter.
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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.
The Legion’s American Education Week brochure provides ways posts can support youth throughout the week, Nov. 11-17.
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Legion backed legislation to protect GI Bill beneficiaries approved by U.S. House of Representatives.
Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment benefits may provide higher monthly allowance.
Legion roundtable provides forum for educators to dispute critical congressional report.
The American Legion’s Education Roundtable will meet today to discuss the for-profit school issue and other pending legislation.
For-profit schools exploit veterans to manipulate regulations, says Senate committee report.