Contact your Senators or Congressional Representatives and tell them that you support our new vets.
Some for-profit schools see the New GI Bill as an opportunity to line their pockets with taxpayer dollars, but fail to deliver the education they promised for veterans. Many of them engage in aggressive and deceptive marketing practices, with budgets that are almost entirely funded by government dollars meant to go towards actual education for vets. Much of the time, they offer poor quality education and exploit a tax loophole that allows them to rake in nearly $125,000 per veteran in extra taxpayer dollars. IAVA is committed to closing this loophole and defending the New GI Bill against this and any attacks in the future.
Tell your Representative to support H.R. 4055, and defend the New GI Bill. Click here to find your rep!
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VA Guide: Factors to Consider When Looking for a School CFPB – Information on paying for college and student loans National Center for Education Statistics – School Comparison Tool College Affordability and Transparency Center NYC "Know Before You Enroll" Campaign IAVA's New GI Bill Benefit Calculator -- Know what you're owed!