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The Ripon Advance
Aug 13 2018
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Aug. 1 introduced bipartisan legislation that would provide more American military veterans with the chance to gain college credits for their previous military training.
“Our servicemembers and their families deserve the opportunity to use their military training educational assistance for college credit,” Sen. Ernst said. “Allowing all veterans to use veterans education assistance funds to cover portfolio assessments and fees for standardized examinations will reduce the expenses covered by federal funding, while simultaneously increasing veteran graduation rates.”
Sen. Ernst is the original cosponsor of the Military Learning for Credit Act of 2018, S. 3318, introduced by main sponsor U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE).
3318 has been referred for consideration to the U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee
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