Veterans Education


  • Airman Dalton Shank, 5th Bomb Wing public affairs specialist, reads pamphlets on the Montgomery GI Bill and the Post-9/11 GI Bill at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 10, 2017, photo by Airman 1st Class Alyssa Akers/National Guard


    How Do Education Benefits Support Veterans’ Transitions to Civilian Life?

    Jan 10, 2022

    Today’s new veterans have access to generous and flexible education benefits through the Post-9/11 GI Bill. But it is difficult to determine the effectiveness of these benefits and who is using them. Additional research could help address these gaps and improve understanding of veterans’ needs.

  • Soldier reunited with his daughter on a sunny day

    Research Brief

    Assessing the Needs of Massachusetts' Veterans

    Mar 7, 2017

    Massachusetts veterans have unmet needs for education, employment, health care, housing, financial, and legal services. Researchers assessed these needs to help inform state investments and guide efforts to remedy barriers to access.

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    An Assessment of Recent Proposals to Improve the Montgomery GI Bill

    Congress recently has proposed several changes that would bolster the Montgomery GI Bill's provisions and hopefully boost recruitment during an era when youth are increasingly choosing college alone.

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    The Montgomery G.I. Bill: Assessing Proposed Changes

    Researchers found that while most proposed changes would improve overall recruiting, some could actuallycreate a recruiting problem by reducing the military's ability to channel high-quality recruits to hard-to-fill skill areas.

    Jan 1, 2000

  • People


    Jennie W. Wenger

    Director, Economics, Sociology, and Statistics Department; Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of North Carolina