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Post-9/11 GI Bill

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Post-9/11 GI Bill

  • As the nation brings home men and women who served in Post-9/11 military conflicts, the number of veterans enrolling in postsecondary education will grow. A college education not only helps enhance veterans with immediate job prospects; it also provides valuable skills in establishing long-term careers. Empowering veterans returning from military service through scholarship is a responsibility that has a lasting impact, indeed a call for action for all of higher education.

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  • May 23, 2014

    Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Veterans Education

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee looked at “Access and Supports for Servicemembers and Veterans in Higher Education” in a hearing yesterday, following on the heels of a similar hearing by a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee last week.

  • Higher Ed Spotlight: Undergraduate Student Veterans

    This infographic provides statistics on undergraduate student veterans in postsecondary education. Over 5 million post-9/11 service members are expected to transition out of the military by 2020. Since the enactment of the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008, Americans have invested over $42 billion on educating many of these transitioning service members. However, little is known about student veterans and their enrollment characteristics at a time when higher education and policymakers need to better understand the needs of this growing, posttraditional undergraduate population.

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    CPRS produces publications that provide stakeholders with acute insight, rigorous analysis, and on-the-ground application. The Center approaches the study of higher education through the use of varying methodologies and data sources. Analytical frameworks include those found in research on educational equity, education policy, organizational and systems management, and disruptive innovation.

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