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States urge change in tuition benefits rules

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/05/military-benefits-states-urge-change-in-tuition-rules-053112w/ States urge change in tuition benefits rules By Rick Maze - Staff writer Posted : Thursday May 31, 2012 17:35:24 EDT Twenty-one state attorneys general are urging Congress to require for-profit schools to make at least 10 percent of their tuition from non-federal funds — a change aimed, in part, at making people who use military and veterans education benefits less attractive targets for high-pressure recruiting pitches. Tuesday’s letter to the veterans’ affairs and education committees in Congress, organized by Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, addresses the so-called 90/10 rule, set in 1998, that prohibits for-profit schools from deriving more than 90 percent of their revenue from Education Department funds. The 21 attorneys general and the head of Hawaii’s Offic...

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