Buried in the 400-page-plus Every Student Succeeds Act, the new K-12 federal education law, is a little-known “military-student identifier” provision requiring states to identify these students and track their test scores, attendance and graduation rates.
Children of military and veteran parents was the topic of a White House conference — Operation Educate the Educators — convened by Dr. Jill Biden and Joining Forces (a military initiative with First Lady Michelle Obama).
I’m now filled with hope that universities can collectively join forces with public schools to support military-connected and veteran students.
Second lady Jill Biden called for more data and research about military children, during a summit of educators, advocates and others.
It’s scholarship season for military families, and opportunities abound for children as well as spouses.
The “With You All the Way” tour came to West Carthage Elementary School to talk with students about how to cope with living a military lifestyle.
The military student identifier in ESSA applies to students with a parent who is a member of the Armed Forces on active duty.
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