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McCardle, Todd – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
Examining both the GI Bill and the origins of desegregation of traditionally segregated institutions of higher learning in the South, this historical essay argues that these 2 separate historic markers should not be considered independently. Indeed, to understand the full scope of the GI Bill, we must consider the limited options that Black…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Veterans, African Americans, Access to Education
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Radford, Alexandria Walton – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This Statistics in Brief uses nationally representative data to determine the representation of military students in undergraduate and graduate education and to examine how their demographic and enrollment characteristics compare with their nonmilitary peers. The brief draws upon two nationally representative studies of postsecondary students, the…
Descriptors: Military Service, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Federal Aid
Scott, George A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2008
In 2002, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that veteran students were awarded similar amounts of Title IV aid as nonveteran students, and veterans' total federal aid was greater when Chapter 30 GI benefits were included. This report responds to request from the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, Committee on Veterans' Affairs…
Descriptors: Veterans, College Students, Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid
National Center on Education and the Economy (NJ1), 2007
A swiftly rising number of American workers at every skill level are in direct competition with workers in every corner of the globe. While the United States' relative position in the world's education league tables has continued its long slow decline, the structure of the global economy has continued to evolve. If the U.S. continue on its current…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Educational Development