ERIC Number: ED143253
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Veteran's Administration Study of Proposed Tuition Assistance Programs. A Report Submitted to the 94th Congress by the Administrator of Veteran's Affairs, November 1975, as Required by Public Law 93-508.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Public Law 93-508 directed the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to conduct a thorough study and investigation of the administrative difficulties and opportunities for abuse that would be occasioned by enactment of some forms of variable tuition assistance allowance program, and to submit a report within a year. The report contains: background information on the law itself, especially those parts pertaining to vocational rehabilitation, the GI Bill, and dependent's education; provisions for education benefits and workload; a summary and detailed analysis of a survey of persons receiving educational benefits under the law; results of a survey of public reaction to methods of benefits payment; an examination of the abuses and problems both of the World War II benefits program and to be anticipated in administering a separate tuition assistance program; information on the advisory committee that will continue work on the assistance programs; and the study's conclusions and recommendations. Appended to the report are 180 pages of data and letters that are the result of the surveys taken for the study. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Dependents, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Proposals, Student Financial Aid, Tables (Data), Training Allowances, Tuition Grants, Veterans Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Superintendent of Documents; U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small print of original document.