Good morning. I am Tanya Ang, Director of Policy and Outreach at Veterans Education Success. Our mission is to protect and defend the integrity and priority of the GI Bill and other federal education programs [...]
33 Veterans and Military Organizations Oppose DeVos’ Propose to Revise Borrower Defense and Gainful Employment Rules
A letter from Military and Veteran organizations urging Education Department to immediately enact the Borrower Defense for defrauded student veterans.
Letter to Education Department's National Advisory Council on Institutional Quality and Integrity regarding Distance Education Accrediting Commission
"In particular, we oppose all actions to delay, weaken, or repeal the gainful employment, incentive compensation, or recent “borrower defense to repayment” and college accountability regulations. Each of these accountability measures is essential to protecting [...]
We write to bring to your attention the problem of veterans targeted by predatory colleges using deceptive and aggressive recruiting tactics to attend particularly low quality schools with terrible student outcomes. While the Department of [...]
Veterans, Military, Education & Consumer Organizations Write to President Obama Requesting Strong Rules on “Gainful Employment”
Your administration now has an opportunity to better protect taxpayers and students, including our nation’s veterans, service members and their families, from predatory career education programs. The Education Department is developing draft regulations to enforce [...]
Veteran and Military organizations write a letter of support for actions taken by the Education Department
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the following documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act request regarding any VA referrals of schools to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for investigation [...]
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 [...]
Press Release: DeVos’s Final Rewrite of the Borrower Defense Rule Is a Slap in the Face for Military-Connected Students
September 3, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Walter Ochinko | VES Research Director | (202) 657-1254 DeVos’s Final Rewrite of the Borrower Defense Rule Is a Slap in the Face for Military-Connected Students Washington, D.C. [...]
Press Release: Statement by Veterans Education Success on the Presidential Memorandum on Discharging the Federal Student Loan Debt of Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans
August 21, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Barrett Y. Bogue | Senior Communication Advisor (202) 670-5587 Statement by Veterans Education Success on the Presidential Memorandum on Discharging the Federal Student Loan Debt of Totally and [...]
The Institute for College Access and Success published an updated "What to Know About the Gainful Employment Rule,"which worked to improve quality, lower costs, and save taxpayer money. The Trump Administration rescinded the rule on [...]
We are grateful to the GOP leadership of the House Veterans Affairs Committee for this excellent bill, which: Helps solve the problem of GI Bill overpayments by requiring monthly enrollment verification; Ensures that "deemed approved" [...]
Oral testimony of our Senior Advisor, retired Army Col. Robert Norton, who testified before the House Veterans Affairs Committee's hearing on proposed legislation, including many bills we collaborated on to improve GI Bill college quality [...]
Our Written Testimony for July 17 House Veterans Economic Opportunity Subcommittee Hearing on Proposed Legislation
Written testimony of our Senior Advisor, retired Army Col. Robert Norton, before the House Veterans Affairs Committee's hearing on proposed legislation, including many bills we collaborated on to improve GI Bill college quality and student [...]
Letter to the Office of Post Secondary Education About Proposed Rules for Accrediting Agencies.
On the 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill, Military-Connected Students Need The College Transparency Act
Note: This post was originally published by The Institute for Higher Education Policy on June 22, 2019. On the 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill, Military-Connected Students Need The College Transparency Act By Tanya Ang, [...]
Policy issues of Veterans Education Success
Veterans Education Success works to improve post-secondary quality and student outcomes to ensure military-connected students enjoy a solid education leading to a successful civilian career. You will find research reports and coalition letters related to college quality and student outcomes.
Veterans Education Success seeks to ensure students have adequate protections and rights and also believes bad actor colleges should be held accountable if they’ve trampled on students’ rights. You will find research reports and coalition letters related to student protections and college accountability.
Vterans Education Success works to protect the GI Bill and other federal education benefits.