ERIC Number: ED240311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep-29
Reference Count: 0
VRA Extension and Increases in the GI Bill Rates. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Training and Employment of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
These Congressional hearings contain testimony pertaining to the extension and modification of two federal programs for veterans, the Veterans' Readjustment Appointment Act (VRA) and the GI Bill. During the testimony, witnesses reviewed the effectiveness of VRA appointments. (A VRA is a noncompetitive appointment to a federal civilian job that leads to competitive status and career or career-conditional tenure upon satisfactory completion of two years of service, education, and training.) The second part of the hearings involved an assessment of the adequacy of the current level of educational payments made under the Vietnam era GI Bill. Included among those persons providing testimony at the hearings were representatives of the following agencies and organizations: the Office of Personnel Management, the Disabled American Veterans, the National Economics Commission of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Veterans' Administration. (MN)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Job Placement, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, Student Financial Aid, Training Allowances, Veterans, Veterans Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Identifiers: G I Bill; Veterans Readjustment Appointment