Ashford Loses GI Bill Eligibility

Ashford University no longer qualifies to receive G-I Bill benefits for its students. Illinois US Senator Dick Durbin says an agency in California has denied the company’s application to remain eligible for funding. The for-profit school is based in California.

When Ashford closed its main campus in Clinton, Iowa, a state agency withdrew approval of veterans benefits. Ashford challenged that decision in federal court, but lost. So the university applied to the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education.

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