The U.S. Department of Education will partner with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs to help streamline the process for disabled veterans to have their student loan debt cancelled.
By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education
Making the transition from military life to university life can be difficult for veterans.
Programs have been proposed and/or implemented over the years to help make the transition go smoothly. One tool used by some universities, including American Military University, to great success bears the intimidating name of Fidelis Learning Relationship Management System. Continue Reading
By Matthew C. Peeling
Online education is here to stay and in a big way.
Many critics speak about the credibility of online education. They speak about how online schools are taking advantage of students. They speak about how online universities are degrading the traditional education system.
But the fact is that private for-profit and non-profit online education systems are a rapidly growing industry. Continue Reading
What is Troops to Teachers?
To use the organization’s own words, Troops to Teachers is “a U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.”
Craig Gilman, a former U.S. Marine currently serving as an education coordinator and online adjunct faculty member with American Military University (AMU), spoke to In Military Education about Troops to Teachers. Continue Reading
By Maria Lombard
Contributor to Forbes
As college acceptance letters go out over the next few months to the millions of high school seniors applying to universities in the United States this year, it is important to note that nearly half of all engineering majors drop out or change majors before they graduate.
Melody McCloskey, who founded StyleSeat, a social-media site for the beauty industry, recently talked with The Story Exchange about being discouraged in a high school computer coding class because she was the only woman enrolled. Continue Reading
Veterans of the United States armed forces are eligible for a wide range of federal and state educational benefits. However, knowing which ones you’re entitled to and how to apply for them can be confusing.
Writer Ann Carrns helps point you in the right direction in this New York Times article:
After Military Service, Taking Advantage of Educational Benefits Continue Reading