When Support Services Exist, Veterans Fare Well in Class, Report Says

When the Post-9/11 GI Bill took effect, in 2009, some observers worried that veterans might not succeed at college. But new research shows that where support services for veterans exist, those students do well in the classroom.

The new analysis, which is being released this week, looked at 741 student veterans at 23 colleges. It found that, during the 2011-12 academic year, the veterans stayed enrolled, posted solid grade-point averages, completed nearly all of the credits they