Ashford University veteran-students caught in bureaucracy battle

The education of more than 10,000 veterans and active-duty military students could be disrupted if the Department of Veterans Affairs suspends Ashford University’s eligibility for GI Bill tuition payments and approval of student enrollments and re-enrollments by early January. (Associated Press/File)

Veterans enrolled in an online university are caught in an escalating dispute involving the school, the Department of Veterans Affairs and state regulators in what school officials say is a campaign by Obama administration holdovers in Washington and their liberal allies to undermine for-profit universities. Ashford University announced this month that it was temporarily suspending enrollment…