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PCC found in violation of veterans benefits

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

This morning anotherpossible problem for Pima Community College, this one deals with record keepingand veterans.

PCC could be forced to puta stop to enrolling veterans in their programs.

The U.S. Department ofVeterans Affairs has requested an examination of whether PCC should continueserving veterans. 

According to VA officials arecent audit show PCC is still not complying with laws involving the use of taxdollars for veteran's education benefits.  

PCC is saying they will fixthe problems that were discovered, according to the audit there were 29 violationsfound in 50 student files searched.

This is disheartening newsfor both veterans and PCC after the college recently opened a new veteran'scenter at the Downtown campus just last week.

During the dedication ofthe center, PCC Chancellor Lee Lambert said PCC is committed to doing right bythe student veterans who come to the college seeking a path to a productivecivilian life. 

This new snag comes as PCCis working to end its probation with the Higher Learning Commission.

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