A spike in spending on higher education by the Pentagon has led to increased competition and, some critics say, overly aggressive recruitment of members of the armed forces. And colleges that educate military personnel online are learning to tailor their programs to the needs of enlisted students. Join a live online discussion of the issues at The Chronicle’s Web site.
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