Tuition discount

One of the bills winning bipartisan support would extend the sunset on a current program giving a tuition discount at Maryland colleges and community colleges to veterans who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The bill would extend the sunset to June 30, 2020. It is scheduled to expire in 2016.<br>
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<i>Above, Staff Sgt. Christian Foster, a member of the Defense Information School Color Guard, carries the flag after retiring the colors at a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES000170" title="Veterans Day" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/veterans-day-EVFES000170.topic">Veterans Day</a> ceremony at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000090" title="Fort Meade (military base)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/fort-meade-%28military-base%29-ORGOV000090.topic">Fort Meade</a>.</i>

( Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun / November 10, 2011 )

One of the bills winning bipartisan support would extend the sunset on a current program giving a tuition discount at Maryland colleges and community colleges to veterans who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The bill would extend the sunset to June 30, 2020. It is scheduled to expire in 2016.

Above, Staff Sgt. Christian Foster, a member of the Defense Information School Color Guard, carries the flag after retiring the colors at a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Meade.

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