CONGRESSIONAL SUBCOMMTTEES TO HOLD JOINT HEARING ON STUDENT VETERANS WEDNESDAY AT GROSSMONT COLLEGE

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East County News Service

 

April 23, 2019 (El Cajon) -- On Wednesday, April 24, the Congressional Committee on Education and Labor’s Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment and the Committee on Veterans Affairs’ Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a joint field hearing entitled, “Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Ensuring the Success of our Student Veterans.”

 

The hearing will be chaired by Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53), Chair of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, and Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49), Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. The hearing will focus on the federal government’s responsibility to protect student veterans and taxpayers from predatory, for-profit institutions that defraud veterans out of the GI Bill benefits they have earned.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

 

WHERE: Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA 8800 Grossmont College Drive, Griffin Gate, Building 60, 1st Floor

 

WHO:

  • Robert Muth, Academic Director, Legal Clinics, Professor in Residence, Supervision Attorney, Veterans Legal Clinic, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Robert Shireman, Director of Higher Education Excellence and Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation
  • Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, California Community Colleges
  • Kristyl Rodriguez, Marine Corps Veteran, Student at Belles Academy

 

LIVE STREAM: Watch the hearing live at https://www.youtube.com/EdLaborDemocrats