ERIC Number: EJ1048715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
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Empty Promise: Black American Veterans and the New GI Bill
Ottley, Alford H.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n144 p79-88 Win 2014
The 2008 GI Bill offers college funds for veterans. Yet Black male vets are not taking advantage of these benefits. This chapter examines personal and societal problems that hinder access to higher education for Black vets, and suggests some ways adult educators can advocate for these young men.
Descriptors: African Americans, Males, Veterans Education, Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Barriers, Access to Education, Higher Education, Advocacy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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