By Debbie Gregory. When separating from their military service, there are many newly-minted veterans who aren’t desirous of attending a traditional college or university to cash in on their veteran school benefits. A better fitting veteran education option for them might be on-the-job (OJT) training or an apprenticeship program. Both OJT and apprenticeship programs are […]
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By Debbie Gregory. Before taking office last year, Donald Trump agreed to pay $25 million to settle multiple lawsuits claiming fraud at Trump University, his for-profit real estate school. Last month, the Trump administration announced that Julian Schmoke Jr., a former official at for-profit DeVry University, would be in charge of a Department of Education […]
By Debbie Gregory. The “Forever GI Bill,” a sweeping expansion of GI Bill education benefits, is on its way to the Oval Office. Passed by both houses of Congress, the bill will increase veteran’s benefits by more than $3 billion over the next decade. One important change, reserved for those who become eligible after January […]
By Debbie Gregory. Veterans who have transitioned out of the military do so with rich veteran education benefits, especially those who have the Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. In addition to tuition, the benefit covers housing, books and supplies. It’s no wonder that schools want to recruit these potential students. But because veterans can only […]
By Debbie Gregory. Patriotism is usually among the top three reasons people give for joining the military. So is the promise of great educational benefits provided through the GI Bill. With that said, changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill and other education benefits would probably have a bigger impact on military recruitment and retention if […]
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