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COVID relief package includes major change in for-profit colleges’ rules on GI Bill benefits
Congressional Democrats could change the so-called 90/10 rule, a goal of some education advocates for years.
Advocates warn GI Bill students of shady college recruiting amid coronavirus pandemic
A number of schools have stepped up efforts to entice veterans to switch schools or programs since the pandemic began.
Plan to discourage for-profit schools from targeting military students advances
Under a House proposal, for-profit schools would have to count military tuition assistance the same way as other federal education funds.
Fewer troops are using Tuition Assistance benefits
Fewer troops are using their education benefits, but for-profit schools continue to be a popular choice among those who do choose to attend school while on active duty.
By George Altman
Are the schools that get the most GI Bill money spending the least on teaching?
The three schools receiving the most GI Bill money nationwide from fiscal year 2009 through fiscal year 2017 – University of Phoenix, DeVry University and Strayer University, all of which are for-profit schools – spent only 15.3 percent, 12.4 percent and 10.9 percent respectively of their overall revenue on instruction in 2017.
By Joshua Axelrod