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The new G.I. Bill: Big money, big challenges [podcast]

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Roger Parker, Jr. (US Army-Ret) helps his grandson Tyrell Parker, 9, whom Parker is raising, work on his homework at their apartment on September 12, 2011 in Pasadena, Md. (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)

In September, Hechinger Report writer Jon Marcus reported for The Washington Post that universities were heavily recruiting veterans to get a piece of the $11 billion made available through the new post-9/11 G.I. Bill, but providing little of the additional support that many veterans say they need. Marcus was a guest on the public-radio program Here & Now, where he talked more about the story.

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