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Selective Schools Could Do More for Veterans



by Thomas Burke and Daniel Fisher

In 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act into law, reforming the GI Bill so today’s veterans could graduate from a college of their choice tuition-debt free. To be eligible for the full benefit, veterans without a service-connected disability need 36 months of active duty service and an honorable discharge. In return, they receive full in-state tuition to any public college or are provided with matching dollars to meet the full cost of out-of-state or private tuition.

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