HOUSE and SENATE COMMITTEE HEARINGS

November 29, 2017

Senator Durbin Testimony: Department of Defense Actions Concerning Voluntary Education Programs

TESTIMONY OF SENATOR DICK DURBIN (IL) Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education programs, including the Tuition Assistance (TA) program, play a critical role in strengthening our […]
July 8, 2017

Improving the Quality and Timeliness of GI Bill Processing for Student Veterans

United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Official HOUSE.GOV Record “VA’s education programs provide education and training benefits to eligible […]
February 1, 2017

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee: Secretary Shulkin Confirmation Hearing

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, chaired the confirmation hearing for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secretary nominee Dr. […]
November 29, 2016

Defense Department Actions Concerning Voluntary Education Programs

United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Official SENATE.GOV Record “Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education programs, including the Tuition Assistance (TA) program, play a critical […]
September 16, 2015

Legislative Hearing on S. 1938 Career Ready Student Veterans Act

United States Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Official SENATE.GOV Record See also: Government Publishing Office (GPO) Full Transcript
June 2, 2015

Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2360 Career Ready Student Veterans Act

United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Official HOUSE.GOV Record “H.R. 2360, the Career-Ready Student Veterans Act, ensures that career […]
March 15, 2015

A Review of Higher Education Opportunities for the Newest Generation of Veterans

United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Official HOUSE.GOV Record “VA’s education and training programs have been credited with successfully […]
July 23, 2013

The 90/10 Rule: Improving Educational Outcomes for Our Military and Veterans

United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Official SENATE.GOV Record “Today’s hearing focuses on the considerable investments taxpayers are making in providing high […]
June 12, 2013

Voluntary Military Educational Programs

United States Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Defense Official SENATE.GOV Record “Our servicemembers sign-up to serve the Nation, they put their lives at-risk, […]
May 16, 2012

Examining Executive Order #13607 and Its Impact on Schools and Veterans

United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Official HOUSE.GOV Record “President Obama recently issued an Executive Order (#13607) directing VA, […]
March 8, 2012

House Veterans Affairs Committee Legislative Hearing (including HR 4057, which became P.L. 112-249)

United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Official HOUSE.GOV Record “One of the biggest hurdles veterans face is the information […]
September 22, 2011

Improving Educational Outcomes for our Military and Veterans

United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Official SENATE.GOV Record “Data […]
July 21, 2011

Improving For-Profit Higher Education: A Roundtable Discussion of Policy Solutions

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Official SENATE.GOV Record “As a sector, the for-profit schools enroll about 10 percent of students, yet they […]
June 7, 2011

Drowning in Debt: Financial Outcomes of Students at For-Profit Colleges

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Official SENATE.GOV Record “The for-profit sector, which has the potential to make important contributions to educational opportuni- […]
March 10, 2011

Bridgeport Education, Inc.: A Case Study in For-Profit Education and Oversight

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Official SENATE.GOV Record “In 2005, Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a newly formed corporation run by at least […]
September 30, 2010

The Federal Investment in For-Profit Education: Are Students Succeeding?

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Official SENATE.GOV Record “Over the past 3 years, almost 2 million students have withdrawn from for-profit colleges. […]
August 4, 2010

For-Profit Schools: The Student Recruitment Experience

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Official SENATE.GOV Record “Federal financial aid to students at for-profit colleges has ballooned from $4.6 billion a […]
June 24, 2010

Emerging Risk? An Overview of the Federal Investment in For-Profit Education

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Official SENATE.GOV Record For more than 50 years, the Federal Government has provided students with grants and […]