“For student veterans using the Post-9/11 GI Bill to pay for school, last week was riddled with chaos and confusion, as the Veterans Affairs Department announced a new plan to implement portions of the Forever GI Bill law after blowing through an August deadline now long past…”
“As VA Undersecretary for Benefits Paul Lawrence told House lawmakers in a hearing following Wilkie’s announcement, it’s unlikely students who don’t attend classes on a main campus will feel ripped off. Currently, not even the VA knows what students would’ve been getting had the IT updates worked as they should. And until those updates are made, students will be paid under the same process as previous years…” Read the full article here.
Source: Here’s the VA’s long, slow fix to the GI Bill cash crunch – By Natalie Gross, December 5, 2018. NavyTimes.