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The Resource Federal educational assistance programs available to service members : program features and recommendations for improved delivery, Peter Buryk, Thomas E. Trail, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Laura L. Miller, Esther M. Friedman

Federal educational assistance programs available to service members : program features and recommendations for improved delivery, Peter Buryk, Thomas E. Trail, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Laura L. Miller, Esther M. Friedman

Label
Federal educational assistance programs available to service members : program features and recommendations for improved delivery
Title
Federal educational assistance programs available to service members
Title remainder
program features and recommendations for improved delivery
Statement of responsibility
Peter Buryk, Thomas E. Trail, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Laura L. Miller, Esther M. Friedman
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Contributor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Education administer a variety of programs that provide educational assistance to military service members. These programs range from examinations that provide college credit for knowledge and experience gained in the military to various kinds of tuition assistance and student aid. The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Military and Community and Family Policy asked RAND to review major, federal-level military educational assistance programs; develop a holistic system overview; identify program outcomes that program managers either currently measure or should be measuring; consider benchmarks of success to compare these programs against; and recommend ways to improve how educational benefits for military personnel are managed and used, thereby potentially improving cost efficiencies of programs. The authors reviewed publicly available program information and discussed specific characteristics with program managers, as well as reviewed the academic literature on both civilian and military education benefit programs to identify common characteristics, performance measures, and outcome measures. The research did not, however, extend to examining outcomes; the emphasis was on establishing a framework and baselines for further exploration. Among other observations, the authors did note significant overlap among programs and that individuals did not always pursue the most efficient pathways through the system for long-term benefit
Member of
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Buryk, Peter,
Dewey number
371.2/208835500973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1967-
  • 1976-
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  • Trail, Thomas E.,
  • Gonzalez, Gabriella,
  • Miller, Laura L.
  • Friedman, Esther M.
  • Rand Corporation
Series statement
Research report
Series volume
RR-664-OSD
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  • Soldiers
  • Student aid
Label
Federal educational assistance programs available to service members : program features and recommendations for improved delivery, Peter Buryk, Thomas E. Trail, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Laura L. Miller, Esther M. Friedman
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Note
"Prepared for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy; approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-68)
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn907924846
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 68 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833090119
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unknown
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)907924846
Label
Federal educational assistance programs available to service members : program features and recommendations for improved delivery, Peter Buryk, Thomas E. Trail, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Laura L. Miller, Esther M. Friedman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Prepared for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy; approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-68)
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn907924846
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 68 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833090119
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)907924846

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