Educational Aid: Promise and Peril

February 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2011, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p46
Conference Proceeding
The article reports on the U.S. GI Bill of Rights of 1944 which has helped thousands of veterans obtain college degrees, advance in their careers, and improve their lives in many ways. It also gave educational benefits for the children and spouse of a totally disabled service members. However, rapid growth of such programs has also generated some concerns. Statistics suggest that students of these programs incur higher default rates on their student loans than students of other schools.


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