U.S. Veterans May Have Been Misled About Tuition Assistance
U.S. Department of Education warns student loan borrowers about predatory lending practices hitting veterans. Below is a summary of this week's news and how it may affect your student loans.
Veterans Misled into Taking Student Loans 'they didn't need,' Biden Official
Top student-loan official warns some schools are lying about the costs and terms of student loans.
VA Says No COVID Emergency Protection After This Summer
VA officials do not expect to extend emergency GI Bill protections beyond the summer, indicating they expect college campuses to resume pre-pandemic operations during the fall semester.
Veteran-exploitation Allegedly Occurring at for-profit Schools
Veterans who used the Post-World War II GI benefits to pay for for-profit colleges are fighting to get their money back.
Would you like to utilize both the Post-9/11 and the Montgomery GI Bill? Just wait.
It will be reviewed later this year by another panel on whether veterans should utilize either the Post-9/11 GI Bill or the Montgomery GI Bill to get a college degree. It's the latest legal twist in the long fight over education benefits.
School Attendance Must Be Verified By Those Using The GI Bill to Receive Funds
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will soon require almost all users of the GI Bill to verify their attendance before receiving any monthly payments.
Embry-Riddle Ranked No. 1 For Online Bachelor’s Program For Veterans
Online bachelor's programs from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were ranked No. 1 in the nation by the U.S. News World Report.
Students Offered $10K for Public Service From CA College Corps
California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a new program aimed at civic-minded college students that will pay them $10,000 towards their tuition in exchange for 450 hours of public service.
GI Bill Expansion Voted Against by 36 Congressmen Who Are Veterans
In spite of the opposition of 36 military veterans and current members of the National Guard and Reserves who also serve in the House of Representatives, a bill passed on Jan. 12 extending eligibility for the Post-9/11 GI Bill to the military's National Guard and Reserve.
Free Job Training is Offered to Veterans by Allegheny Community College
The government is now offering a program that provides free education in over 20 fields, including cybersecurity, data analytics, and software development, to veterans left jobless by the pandemic.
Lawmakers Propose Giving Guard, Reservists Same Benefits as Active Duty
They face the same danger as their active-duty counterparts, but the benefits the more than 811,000 soldiers in the National Guard and reserves receive are not identical.
The Oldest World War II Veteran Dies
The National World War II Museum in New Orleans reports that Lawrence Brooks, 111, died Jan. 5, and he was the country's oldest World War II veteran.