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  • Veterans Legislation

    July 19, 2017

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    House Committee Approves Bill to Expand GI Bill Benefits

    The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve a bipartisan bill to expand the Post-9/11 GI Bill, primarily by redefining eligibility and removing the 15-year cap for benefits that had forced veterans to “use it or lose it.”

  • March 19, 2015

    By the Numbers: Undergraduate Student Veterans

    Data from the U.S. Department of Education’s 2011-2012 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study is analyzed to better understand the needs of the growing, post-traditional undergraduate population.

  • Veterans Legislation

    August 1, 2014

    Vets Bill Includes In-state Tuition Provision

    Both the House and Senate this week voted overwhelmingly to approve a $16.3-billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and speed up veterans' access to healthcare.

  • Veterans Legislation

    May 23, 2014

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    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...

  • Veterans Legislation

    May 16, 2014

    DoD Releases Final MOU for Tuition Assistance Program

    The Department of Defense has published the final memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Tuition Assistance program. Colleges and universities will need to sign the MOU to participate in the program.

  • Veterans Legislation

    May 9, 2014

    Improving Success for Student Veterans Focus of House Hearing

    The House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing May 8 to look at "Defining and Improving Success for Student Veterans" and the current state of the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

  • Veterans Legislation

    October 2, 2013

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Submit Comments on Tuition Assistance MOU

    ​ACE, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and a group of nine higher education associations submitted comments Sept. 30 on the Department of Defense’s proposed rule for its Tuition Assistance program memorandum of...

  • Veterans Legislation

    August 14, 2013

    DoD Issues Proposed Rule on Military Tuition Assistance Program MOU

    The Department of Defense (DoD) has issued a new proposed rule for its memorandum of understanding (MOU), which colleges and universities must sign to participate in DoD's Tuition Assistance program.

  • Veterans Legislation

    July 17, 2013

    VA Work-Study Program Helps Veterans Earn While They Learn

    Learn more about the VA's Work-Study Program, which employs student veterans for up to 20 hours in activities such as helping with campus veteran support services or working at a veterans' hospital.

  • Veterans Legislation

    June 12, 2013

    ACE’s Hartle Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on DoD Tuition Assistance Program

    Balance is needed between protecting service members and taxpayers and ensuring that program requirements don’t keep institutions from participating, ACE Senior Vice President Terry W. Hartle tells a Senate subcommittee.