Ramond Curtis, the state policy manager for the advocacy group Veterans Education Success, said he felt outgunned. His group supported Assembly Bill 1343 by Asm. Susan Eggman, aimed at closing a loophole in federal law that lets for-profit colleges subsist almost entirely on public financial aid dollars if the money includes military education benefits. Lowering the ceiling on financial aid to 85 percent of revenue and including GI Bill funds, many veterans groups believed, would remove an incentive for schools to target servicemembers with predatory recruiting.
Read the full story at Comstock’s Magazine, Lobbying Blitz Stymies California’s Crackdown on For-Profit Schools published September 9, 2019.