• The Helpful Education Binder

    From Military Family Life – “When we moved from Germany, our son’s records were late arriving back to the States,” says Stacy Allsbrook-Huisman. “Because I had complete information in his Education Binder, things like past report cards, standardized tests, and examples of his work, the school was willing to place…

  • Organizations

      Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) oversees preschool through twelfth grade education programs for military-connected students, including DoDEA schools worldwide. DoDEA.edu Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3) is the governing body for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The compact addresses key education issues faced by…

  • Resources

    Resources to Support Military Students Books Books about military life can enhance classroom discussions and build empathetic relationships among students. MilitaryFamilyBooks.com specializes in books for military families and has interesting stories and activity-related books like these:   > Military Life: Stories and Poems for Children > N is for Never…

  • Military Students and Where to Find Them

    Military-connected students may be present in
 every school district in the United States, not only at those near military installations. A military-connected student is a child with at least one parent or guardian serving in the armed forces. This includes all branches of the military, both active duty and reserve…