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Veteran Services: Education

Education

You've earned the right to a higher education through your service in the U.S. Armed Forces. But how do you use your GI Bill benefits? Which version is right for you? The Legion can help answer questions about state and/or federal education benefits, who can use them, and how long.

News

2012 American Education Week

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

House passes student-veteran protection bill

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

VR&E benefits may be better call than GI Bill

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

For-profit schools defend themselves

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

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.

Concern about for-profit schools justified

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

Legion testifies on executive order impact

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

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.

SVA conference combats vet unemployment

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

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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