Proposed Tuition Breaks For Vets Questioned
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Legislation to grant college tuition breaks for out-of-state veterans has run into some resistance in the Capitol with questions about costs, access for current residents and whether it would make more sense for Congress to adopt a national policy.
There had been no opposition — until it narrowly escaped the Senate Education Committee recently.
Under the bill, members of the military who have been discharged elsewhere, but want to attend college in California would immediately qualify for cheaper in-state tuition rates.
The legislation would make colleges use their own budgets to cover the loss of out-of-state tuition, thereby limiting funds for other programs.
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