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Obama Addresses Free College Education in State of the Union Speech

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

President Obama spoke the words “education” or “educational” four times during last night’s State of the Union address. If that number seems a little low, know that it came attached to a big proposal.

Among the many items on his agenda that the president spoke about was America’s College Promise – a proposal that would allow students to attend community college free for two years, saving up to $7,600 in the process. Continue Reading

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Obama’s 2013 Announcement of Veteran Initiatives

By Bradley Hood In Military Education Contributor A little over a week ago, President Obama discussed his commitment to veterans and their families. He broke down his plan for the future into five parts: Employment, Education, Healthcare, Resources (VA claims), and Dignity (Homelessness, etc). For the purposes of this blog, the two areas of his plan I will focus on are new or future endeavors by the administration to improve veteran education and employment opportunities.

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