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Education
8:21 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Active military students see their tuition dollars vanish with shutdown

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Because of the federal government shutdown, some active duty military students cannot get the tuition assistance they rely on to pay for college. Several have already dropped their classes. 

Tuition assistance is not the same as the GI Bill tuition, which is usually for veterans who are out of the military. As of now, GI Bill benefits are still covered.

“Tuition assistance” is a benefit awarded to active duty service men and women.

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Education
4:54 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Shutdown causes headaches for military students

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Military students who rely on federal funding to pay for college are facing headaches because of the government shutdown.

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