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Key Message

Military life creates challenges for children who attend ~8 schools in 12 years plus endure the anxiety of parental separation during deployments.

Summary

The desired outcome is that states participate in an interstate compact which establishes common guidelines for handling issues (class and course placement, records transfer, immunizations, graduation, and extra-curricular opportunities) that impact military children transitioning between schools.

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Military life creates challenges for children who attend ~8 schools in 12 years plus endure the anxiety of parental separation during deployments.

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