Veterans Await Help After ITT Tech Shutdown
Veterans await help after ITT Tech shutdown
WASHINGTON (WISH) — When Carmel-based ITT Technical Institute shut down, thousands of the students impacted were veterans.
Classes just stopped, and few other schools would accept their credits. Many veterans had spent their GI Bill education benefits there.
U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, a Republican from Shelbyville, is hoping to change that.
If you were using federal loans to pay tuition at ITT Tech when it shut down, those loans could be forgiven.
But nearly 7,000 veterans were using military benefits to pay for college.
As of right now, they can’t get those benefits back — and they have nothing to show …