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Veteran Education under the Obama Administration

The Obama Administration and Educational Reform

ISBN: 978-1-78350-709-2

ISSN: 1479-358X

Publication date: 1 December 2014

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Citation

Dunklin, S.B. and Zamani-Gallaher, E.M. (2014), "Veteran Education under the Obama Administration", The Obama Administration and Educational Reform (Advances in Education in Diverse Communities, Vol. 10), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 273-289. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-358X20130000010014

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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