We work on a bipartisan basis to ensure military-connected students have access to high quality education and career opportunities.

POLICY ISSUES

Learn more about the key policy issues. Read our reports and advocacy letters.

We advocate for improved quality and student success in higher education.

We stand up for students’ rights and to hold colleges to a higher standard.

We protect the integrity and promise of key programs like the GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, and VR&E.

Student Loans

We fight for loan relief for defrauded students, disabled veterans, and servicemembers.

Loan Relief for Defrauded Students

We fight for loan relief for defrauded students, disabled veterans, and servicemembers.

Accreditation & Quality Standards for Colleges

We press accreditors and the Education Department to raise the floor on college integrity and quality standards.

90/10 Loophole

We can stop college fraud against veterans by closing this loophole.

Deceptive Colleges

We protect veterans, servicemembers, and their families from colleges’ deceptive recruiting.

Deceptive Websites

We find and stop deceptive websites and ads.

VA Oversight of GI Bill®

We work with VA to ensure its oversight of GI Bill® and its rules work for student veterans.

School Closures

We protect students’ rights, including veterans’ GI Bill, if their school closes.

Illegal Fraud

Our legal team finds and stops fraud.

Racial Justice

America must ensure equity for students of color, especially veterans and servicemembers, who are more likely to be racially diverse than the general population.

Consumer Protection

We fight for military families’ consumer rights.

DOD Tuition Assistance

We work to ensure servicemembers receive a quality education for their Tuition Assistance.

OUR ADVOCACY

See how we are working to advance higher education success, protecting the integrity and promise of the GI Bill.

Our Advocacy Letters

  • We collaborate with our veteran & military allies to maximize our collective advocacy impact.  We frequently submit formal letters, with policy recommendations, to federal agencies and Congress.

  • We work with Congressional Committees and Members to introduce bills, hold hearings, and urge the executive branch to protect military-connected students.

Our Work with the Executive Branch

  • We work with federal agencies to ensure military-connected students’ hard-earned education benefits are successful and effective.

Our Work with the States

  • An emerging area of our work is helping state policymakers better understand and address the need to improve college quality and accountability.

Congressional Roundtable: From GI Bill Student to U.S. Representative

In 2020 we hosted a roundtable discussion featuring Members of Congress who used federal education benefit programs like the GI Bill to support their journey through higher education. Learn what they said about their experience and more. 

Highlights from the Congressional Roundtable