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Accession Number ADA592819
Title For-Profit Colleges and the GI Bill: A Worthwhile Investment.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 32p
Personal Author F. D. Raab
Abstract The proliferation of for-profit colleges and questions about their recruiting tactics and program quality has caused concern among educators and legislators for quite some time. This issue also has been a concern within military and veterans communities because of the number of servicemembers and veterans who choose to use their tuition assistance or GI Bill benefits at for- profit colleges. The enactment of the Post 9/11 GI Bill has made this a more urgent problem for two reasons. First, a larger number of servicemembers and veterans are using these benefits at for-profit colleges. Second, as for-profit colleges seek to stay within the mandates of the 90/10 rule, which requires that they receive at least 10 percent of their revenue from non-federal funding sources, they are aggressively targeting servicemembers and veterans eligible for GI Bill benefits because those benefits do not count as 'federal' benefits for purposes of the 90/10 calculation.
Keywords 90/10 rule
Accountability
Benefits
Complaint reporting systems
Deception
Department of defense
Department of defense tuition assistance program
Department of veterans affairs
Education
Educational benefits
Enforcement
Executive order 13607
For-profit colleges
Fraud
Gi bill benefits
Information systems
Interagency coordination
Investments
Legislation
Military personnel
Non-title iv funds
Oversight
Post-9/11 gi bill
Profits
Recruiting
Servicemember benefits
Targeting
Tuition assistance program
Universities
Veterans benefits
Veterans(Military personnel)


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 96 - Business & Economics
92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
92A - Job Training & Career Development
70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
88D - Personnel
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Research paper.
NTIS Issue Number 1412
Contract Number N/A

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