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Document Number: 10845

VA Education Benefits: Student Characteristics and Outcomes Vary across Schools - The majority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education pays were made to a small percentage of schools in FY2011, mostly through the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Highly VA-funded schools generally produced more positive outcomes than other VA-funded schools. They generally had higher retention and graduation rates. Highly funded VA for-profit schools enrolled a higher percentage of low-income and minority students, had lower retention rates, but higher graduation rates. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, July 2013)...


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