Helping Military-Connected Students and Families

Helping Military-Connected Students and Families

February 28, 2019

Kiera Gallagher, a teacher at Albritton Middle School at Fort Bragg and an Army spouse, says that military students and families now have “powerful resources to help them navigate the shoals of transitioning their children to new schools,” including a guide by the Collaborative and Lexington Institute, which “provides parents with insights on what specific types of programs work best for military-connected students as they transition into a new school district,” as states and districts implement the Military Student Identifier under ESSA.