Purpose-This paper provides an overview of the Post 9/11 GI Bill and outlines the steps that the Obama administration has taken to provide for the educational and training needs of veterans and other eligible dependents.
Design/methodology/approach-This paper offers a policy analytic review of the extant literature on veterans' education and regulations pertaining to the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Findings-It is found that although the Post 9/11 GI Bill was enacted with the right intentions, several changes had to be made to protect both veterans and tax payers as well as the integrity of the GI Bill.
Originality/value-To help educators understand the role that the Obama administration has played in advancing veteran education and training.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Advances in Education in Diverse Communities: Research, Policy and Praxis|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2014|
- GI Bill
- Post 9/11
- Principles of Excellence
- Veterans' education
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