Military veterans struggle with residency rules at state schools

Sunday, January 6, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST

RALEIGH, N.C. — In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic life. Now the former Army sergeant says she and thousands of other veterans trying to get a higher education are being penalized for that enforced rootlessness.