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Services and Support Programs for Military Service Members and Veterans at Postsecondary Institutions - Using data from the 2012-13 academic year, this report provides national information on the prevalence and characteristics of services and support programs for military service members, veterans and dependents. For example, almost 20 percent of institutions reserved a social space for them, 49 percent provided information about health services and 55 percent provided information about mental health services. (Barbara Queen and Laurie Lewis, National Center for Education Statistics, February 2014)...

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)...

How Military Veterans Are Using the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Adapting to Life in College - The Post-9/11 GI Bill increased the higher education benefits available to eligible individuals. Offering benefits to nearly 2 million veterans, it is more generous than previous bills but beneficiaries report challenges in using the new benefits. This brief suggests ways institutions can help veterans using the new GI bill. (Rand Corporation, December 2010)...


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