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DOD RULES FOR SCHOOLS

We worked closely with the Defense Department to develop these student protection rules

DOD’S TUITION ASSISTANCE – UPDATES AND NEWS

Military Times: DOD Review: 0% of Schools Following TA Rules

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, [...]

Press Release: Defense Department Puts University of Phoenix on Probation

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 [...]

DOD Puts University of Phoenix on Probation

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 [...]

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions: Department of Defense Data Reveals For-Profit Colleges Are Taking in the Bulk of Military Education Benefits (2012)

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 [...]

DOD REPORTS

OUR LETTERS TO DOD

Protecting Servicemember Loan Rates

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.

CFPB and DoD: Protect Servicemembers’ Rights

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 [...]

MORE NEWS & INFO

The Military Lending Act and You

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 [...]

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