TITLE

The GI Bill at 50

AUTHOR(S)
Toch, Thomas
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that when Franklin Roosevelt signed the Servicemen's Readjustment Act in 1944, he had no inkling that he was transforming America. How the GI Bill of Rights converted higher education from an elitist preserve to a more open, meritocratic institution; Increased numbers of young adults who attended college; Costs to the government.
ACCESSION #
9406227579

 

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