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Summary: Principles of Excellence for Military and Veterans Education Benefits Programs

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Summary: Principles of Excellence for Military and Veterans Education Benefits Programs

May 11, 2012

​Summary of President Obama's April 2012 Executive Order establishing "Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members." The memo reviews the directive's implementation steps and enforcement mechanisms. 

Prepared for ACE by the law firm Hogan Lovells US LLP.​

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