A Call to Duty: Educational Policy and School Reform Addressing the Needs of Children From Military Families

Mar. 01, 2012

Source: Educational Researcher,  41(2): 65-70, March 2012.

More than 90% of the nation’s 1.2 million military children attend civilian-operated public schools. Education researchers, however, often overlook the educational experiences and needs of military children attending civilian-operated public schools (i.e., schools that are administered by and under the purview of local education agencies).

This article examines the intersections among state policy, school reform, and the educational experiences of military children.

This article also highlights new data sources and funding opportunities for research on military students.

Updated: Mar. 24, 2013