07 Jan '13, 5pm

Data sought on student veterans’ graduation rates, GPAs, post-college employment success. Nice work Leo. @LeoShane

Related Student vets say anti-military attitudes persist on campus Stars and Stripes coverage of education issues Student Veterans of America ORLANDO, Fla. – Veterans advocates worry that lawmakers will consider trimming GI Bill benefits as part of their deficit reduction plans unless they can show that student veterans are graduating and succeeding in their education goals. But no one knows whether they are. Neither veterans affairs nor federal education official have reliable data on student veterans’ graduation rates, student grade point averages, or post-college employment success. Without it, proving the value of the more than $20 billion spent to send veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan war era becomes problematic, if not impossible. This week, Student Veterans of America – which boasts more than 21,000 members at 700 college campuses nationwide – announced a partne...

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