Plan to Discourage For-Profit Schools From Targeting Military Students Advances

In an attempt to curb for-profit colleges’ targeting of military students, House lawmakers on Tuesday voted to reclassify how military tuition assistance money is counted in funding formulas for higher education federal aid.

If the provision were to become law — the proposal still faces a long legislative road ahead — the move could lead to major changes in how for-profit colleges recruit and retain troops taking classes while still in the service.

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