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November 12, 2012

City Colleges to offer veterans $1,000 scholarships, class credits

Veterans returning to Chicago could get $1,000-a-year scholarships to attend City Colleges, academic credits for their military training and counseling to ease the transition, thanks to a mayoral plan tailor-made to drive down veterans unemployment rates that triple the national average.

The dramatic expansion of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s “Returning Veterans Initiative” could bridge the gap between veterans benefits and City Colleges tuition.

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