Flight School on the GI Bill? House Would Cap Tuition

The House of Representatives voted this week to cap the amount of tuition covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill for veterans enrolled in public flight schools, among other changes.

Currently, these programs at public schools are covered at the in-state tuition rate, the same as any other degree program at the schools. But advocates of the legislation, passed as part of The Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William “Bill Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act, say this has led to abuse by some schools and puts taxpayers on the hook for expensive training.

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