SAN ANTONIO -- Another education budget crunch could cause Texas veterans to lose certain benefits.
Right now, vets can have their tuition waived under the Hazlewood Act. And the Legacy Act allows veterans to transfer some of their hours to dependents.
But the Texas Tribune is reporting that benefit is an increasing burden on Texas universities, which have to eat the cost. In 2009, the plan cost schools $24 million. Last year, that number grew to $72 million.
To help relieve the pressure, school boards are hoping to get the state to set aside some extra money to cover part of the costs.
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