January 10, 2013

Kevin Lawlor, 301-686-8025 / klawlor@ddcadvocacy.com

APSCU Applauds President Obama for Signing Veterans' Education Bill Into Law

Washington, D.C. – Former Congressman Steve Gunderson, the president and chief executive officer of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) today issued the following statement after President Obama signed the Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012 into law:

"The President's signature of the Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012 means that veterans will now have improved access to educational counseling and resources to help them choose the schools best meeting their educational needs. Thanks to a culmination of efforts, veterans will be better able to make informed decisions about their educations and their futures."

For a previous APSCU press release relating to this legislation, please click here.



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PSCUs open doors to many of the 9 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills. PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.