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Author(s):Smole, D., and Loane, S
Title:A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Organization:Congressional Research Service
Short Description:This report reviews the evolution of veterans’ education benefit programs and describes the types of education benefits that have been made available under these programs.
Annotation:This report reviews the evolution of veterans’ education benefit programs and describes the types of education benefits that have been made available under these programs. It also examines how changes in the estimated value of these benefits compares with changes in average college prices, and provides a discussion of the interaction between veterans’ education benefits and federal student aid benefits made available under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Veterans/Students in the Military/Military Families

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Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Costs, prices, and affordability
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
National Urban League Scholarships
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
College Access: Indiana
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
New England Journal of Higher Education
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Orphan Foundation of America
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
How youth plan to fund college
The new net price calculator for college website
The Condition of Education 2010
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
HBCU distance learning 2010
The rise of college student borrowing
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
The price of poverty in big time college sport
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
How much are college students borrowing?
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Remission of fees (free tuition) for the child(ren) of a disabled veteran
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Trends in college pricing 2008
Trends in student aid 2008
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
SREB Factbook on higher education
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Official cohort default rates for schools
Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
How America pays for college 2012
2012 Household financial planning survey
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
College is affordable: A pilot study
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
U.S. News Veterans Education Resource Guide
The student debt crisis
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Student debt and the class of 2011
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Prison vs. Princeton
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Transforming education in America
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Cohort default rates in context
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty