Tagged with military

National Data Signal College Success for Veterans

Veterans who used the GI Bill to go to college at some point from 2002 to 2010 appear to have graduated at rates comparable to their nonveteran peers, attended mostly public institutions, and may have taken slightly longer to complete their degrees, according to a new report. The Million Records Project, a collaboration among Student … Continue reading

Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges’ Use of Military Tuition Aid

Two Democratic senators used a Congressional hearing on Wednesday to condemn for-profit colleges as preying on active members of the armed forces to receive federal tuition aid by increasing enrollments but ignoring academic quality. At the hearing, before the defense appropriations subcommittee, Sen. Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island … Continue reading

Schools May Track Military Students’ Progress

The increased federal focus on military children may lead to more detailed tracking of how they fare academically in schools located off base. As part of a joint tour promoting military families, first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, a community college instructor and the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, are calling for more … Continue reading