On July 25, 2019, twenty-six student, education, military, and veterans service organizations expressed their support for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 that would require the Defense Department to make public data about which colleges receive Tuition Assistance.
Every single college that the Department of Defense examined last year, as part of a new tuition assistance review process, was found in violation of DoD rules ― but schools won’t be punished just yet. Marketing materials that included pictures of service members in uniform, as well as difficult-to-find tuition information, [...]
Following allegations of illegal and predatory student recruitment on military bases, the University of Phoenix has been temporarily barred from enrolling new active-duty military personnel under the Department of Defense’s Tuition Assistance Program.
October 9, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Carrie Wofford | (202) 422-6338 Defense Department Puts University of Phoenix on Probation Statement by Matthew Boulay, Executive Director, Veterans Student Loan Relief Fund and an Iraq War veteran Washington, D.C. - The Department of Defense yesterday announced sanctions against the University of [...]
This review revealed several violations of the DoD MOU attributed to the University of Phoenix, including, but not limited to, transgression of Defense Department policies regarding use of its official seals or other trademark insignia and failure to go through the responsible education advisor for each business related activity requiring [...]
New information provided by the Department of Defense (DOD) and analyzed by the majority staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) shows that for-profit colleges are receiving one of every two military Tuition Assistance (TA) dollars – $280 million of the total $563 million [...]
The report that follows is submitted in response to the request in Senate Report 115-125, page 150, that the Department of Defense (DoD) submit a report to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives on the utilization of the program to assist members in obtaining [...]
Military and veteran groups wrote to the Department of Defense thanking them for automating SCRA rights and asking for restitution to servicemembers who previously were not accorded to these rights that they were entitled to.
38 veterans and military service organizations call on the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and US Defense Department to stop the rollback of servicemembers' rights under the Military Lending Act Resubmitted Sept. 5 with additional signatures FULL PAGE NEWSPAPER AD nationwide Petition [...]
This post was originally published by Military.com on August 13, 2019. The Military Lending Act and You By Mike Saunders, Director for Military and Consumer Policy, Veterans Education Success As an active-duty service member, you [...]