H.R.1251 - Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013

To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants with minority serving institutions for the purpose of establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing veterans enrolled at such institutions, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants with minority serving institutions for the purpose of establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing veterans enrolled at such institutions, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants, during FY2014-FY2019, to minority-serving institutions for establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing enrolled veterans. Includes

Official Summary

Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants, during FY2014-FY2019, to minority-serving institutions for establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing enrolled veterans. Includes among authorized grant activities:
(1) educational services, including courses in English as a second language, financial literacy workshops and courses, and health and wellness programs;
(2) increased access to workforce services;
(3) support services such as housing, transportation, and child care; and
(4) establishing a veteran support team. Requires an institution, in order to receive such a grant, to submit to the Secretary a program plan and strategy to meet the needs of enrolled veterans.

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