Stars and Stripes reports that Ohio officials asked college and university presidents yesterday to keep their military-veteran students enrolled while the federal Department of Veterans Affairs resolves a possible delay with GI Bill benefit payments. The fear is that the schools might drop the students for not paying tuition. It is not clear how many, if any, of those students in Ohio had lost their enrollment. The problem was caused by electronic records for some Ohio and West Virginia student veterans being were temporarily lost during a transfer between Department of Veterans Affairs offices in Buffalo, N.Y., and St. Louis.
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