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Ashford Student Veterans Caught Up in Bureaucracy

by Dave Boyer

Veterans enrolled in an online university are caught in an escalating dispute involving the school, the Department of Veterans Affairs and state regulators in what school officials say is a campaign by Obama administration holdovers in Washington and their liberal allies to undermine for-profit universities.

Ashford University announced this month that it was temporarily suspending enrollment of veterans who receive tuition benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The school took action after the VA, in a reversal, told Ashford that it lacked sufficient approval for its online programs from regulators in Arizona.

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