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For-Profit Colleges Can Help GIs, Vets Advance

Stars and Stripes
September 9, 2014
By Gregory Kiley


A recent op-ed in Military Times (“‘Not recommended’ list of schools draws criticism, by George Altman), struck a chord in that all of the schools were of the “for profit” variety. Similarly, educational public policy initiatives currently under consideration by the Department of Education and Congress (the “gainful employment” and “90/10” rules) are clearly aimed at limiting or scaling back access for servicemembers and veterans to for-profit colleges. While my educational background is not from the “for profit” camp, it does position me well to comment on these attacks.



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