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The American Legion’s Education Roundtable will meet today to discuss the for-profit school issue and other pending legislation.
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For-profit schools exploit veterans to manipulate regulations, says Senate committee report.
President Obama’s executive order aimed at predatory for-profit schools may not go far enough.
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The American Legion hosted a "Veterans on Campus" education symposium in Washington to discuss on-campus services and support for student veterans.
The American Legion showed its support for the organization that aims to help veterans succeed in the classroom.
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Legislation includes Guardsmen in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit and gives financial aid for non-degree granting programs.
Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa shares findings of an investigation into 30 for-profit academic institutions, conducted by the Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee.
Only two of 30 schools investigated send representatives to the meeting hosted by Sen. Tom Harkin.
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GI Bill "grandfather clause" exempts veterans currently attending school from $17,500 tuition cap.
Changes in Post-9/11 GI Bill among discussion points during Veterans Education Roundtable Aug. 25 in Minneapolis.
The American Legion is expressing concern over repeated revelations of the alleged victimization of student veterans.
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Staff also condemns small-business fraud before House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Annual event will meet in D.C. before the Legion’s Washington Conference to discuss topics concerning veterans and their educational pursuits.
Veterans on Campus focuses on 'bridging the gap' for veterans enrolling in academic institutions.
Department of Veterans Affairs’ new system delivering faster, more accurate payments to veterans using Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Processing time for benefits claims has been reduced from 48 to 13 days for new student enrollments.
The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.
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Legislation will enable up to 400,000 new previously ineligible veterans to receive this benefit.
S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.
It was always Kevin Bush’s dream to attend Indiana University and play football there. A 14-month tour in Iraq helped make it happen.
Legion’s Economic director offers organization’s help during National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Conference in Las Vegas.
Many veterans have decided to pursue vocational school or job training after serving, and The American Legion thinks the Post-9/11 GI Bill should cover them.
Foster calls for Congress to pass GI Bill improvements before recessing.
Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.
Whether through enlightenment or guilt, military veterans walking onto college campuses today can expect warm welcomes.
The American Legion and Student Veterans of America are co-sponsoring a "Veterans on Campus" event Aug. 26-27 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
The American Legion and Student Veterans of America will host the Veterans on Campus Symposium in Milwaukee, a conference that sets out to improve the lives of student veterans.
Senate bill recently introduced would substantially improve, expand education benefits for veterans.
In January, VA announced it would overhaul its information technology systems to improve the timeliness and robustness with which GI Bill claims are processed. The first phase began earlier this week.
The American Legion's Bob Madden appeared before Congress on Wednesday, testifying on the need for Post-9/11 GI Bill coverage at non-degree granting institutions.