Topic: G.I. Bill
When American educators can say, "A degree in X means a graduate has mastered the following things," then it shouldn't matter how a person got a degree or where. That will make it possible for many more people to earn degrees, especially online.
09/12/2011 12:36 pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs learned its lessons in the government shutdown of 1995. For that reason, disruptions to veterans would be minimal if the government shuts down.
04/07/2011 05:23 pm
In a survey released before Veterans Day, student veterans said they were largely happy with the GI Bill. But some struggle with credit-transfer options, and many find difficulty adjusting to college life.
11/10/2010 10:12 am
Tony Curtis died at his Las Vegas-area home late Wednesday night. A World War 2 veteran, Tony Curtis acted in both film and television. He also painted and wrote his autobiography later in life.
09/30/2010 10:59 am
Policies that generate more widely shared prosperity lead to stronger and more sustainable economic growth — and that’s good for everyone.
09/08/2010 09:40 am
President Obama and Sarah Palin disagreed sharply on the war in Iraq. But in Obama's radio address Saturday and Palin's speech at Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' rally, they agreed on the need to honor and support the troops.
08/28/2010 02:01 pm
The Senate has so far failed to pass an estate tax bill, allowing the tax to expire this year. Two new proposals, though, aim to reintroduce the estate tax and could generate billions in revenues.
08/02/2010 01:20 pm
A larger and larger share of total income going to the very top while the vast middle class continues to lose ground.
07/13/2010 11:33 am
As world leaders convene in Washington for a summit on halting the spread of nuclear weapons, a global debate is rising on the merits – and feasibility – of total nuclear disarmament.
04/06/2010 03:15 pm
President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act Tuesday, whose student loan reform will mean big savings for the US government, but not much change for students until 2014.
03/30/2010 07:22 pm