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From the ECS State Policy Database
Special Populations--Military


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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

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State Status/Date Level Summary
CATo governor 09/2014P-12National Guard Youth Challenge Program
A.B. 1518
From bill summary: Authorizes the Adjutant General, subject to an appropriation for this purpose, to establish a National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program which would provide at least a 22-week residential program and a 12-month post-residential mentoring period ...

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NHSigned into law 08/2014P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Support For Military Children
H.B. 1488
Adopts the interstate compact on educational support for military children....

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MASigned into law 07/2014P-12Local Government Reimbursements for Educating Military Students
H.B. 4296
Requires the state to reimburse local governments, at least $1.3 million total, and subsidize local governments for the cost of educating public school students who reside on federal military bases and are dependents of military personnel. Requires the departm...

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ILSigned into law 06/2014P-12Children of Military Personnel
H.B. 3939
Clarifies that provisions of the Educational Opportunity for Military Children Act regarding enrollment and entrance age for children of active duty military personnel override other statewide provisions on kindergarten entrance ages. Removes sunset date on pr...

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NCSigned into law 06/2014P-12Military Student Identifier
H.B. 1060
Requires the state board of education to develop a process for local school units to identify military-connected students using the uniform education reporting system. Defines "military connected" as a student with a parent, sibling, step-parent or other perso...

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OHSigned into law 06/2014P-12Licensing of Service Members/Veterans and Their Spouses
H.B. 488 - Licensing of Service Members/Veterans and Their Spouses
Defines "armed forces". Includes among the duties of the director of veterans services:
- Developing and maintaining a website accessible by veterans and their dependents, and linked to on each state agency that issues an occupational license, certificate, or...

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CTSigned into law 06/2014P-12Excused Absences for Children of Military Personnel
S.B. 217
Specifies that public or private school student whose parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the armed forces who has been called to duty for, is on leave from or has immediately returned from deployment to a combat zone or combat support posting...

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MNSigned into law 05/2014P-12Military Identifiers and Interstate Compact for Military Children
H.F. 2397
Article 10
Section 4: Requires updated school district enrollment forms to allow students to self-identify as military-connected youth. Makes data collected under this section private data but allows the education department to publish summary data under this ...

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AKSigned into law 05/2014P-12Students with Active Duty Military Parents
H.B. 278
Section 6. Requires a report on attendance and academic performance by students whose parents are active duty military.
http://www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/28/Bills/HB0278G.PDF...

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TNSigned into law 05/2014P-12PreK for Children of Armed Service Personnel
S.B. 2093
Makes the children of armed services personnel who were killed or reported missing in action eligible to attend pilot pre-kindergarten programs and requires licensed child care agencies to prioritize such children on any waiting list for admission.
http://www...

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TNSigned into law 04/2014P-12Tracking Students of Military Parents
S.B. 2006
Requires the department of education to maintain the unique personal identification numbers of students of active duty military parents or guardians in a separate database to identify and track these students if the students move to different schools across th...

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AZSigned into law 04/2014P-12
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Empowerment Scholarship - Children of Active Duty Military
H.B. 2150
Adds children of parents who were members of the armed forces and killed in the line of duty to the list of students eligible for the empowerment scholarship, a grant that provides certain students money to for alternative school options and other school-relat...

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ORSigned into law 04/2014P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 1506
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2014R1/Downloads/MeasureDocument/SB1506/Enrolled...

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UTSigned into law 03/2014P-12
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Veterans' and Military Affairs Commission
H.B. 313
Establishes the Veterans' and Military Affairs Commission. Includes among membership the executive director of the Department of Workforce Services (or designee) and a representative from the board of regents. Directs the commission to study and make recommend...

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WYSigned into law 03/2014P-12Release of Withdrawn Student Information to the National Guard Youth Challenge Program
H.B. 104
Allowing students who withdraw from school prior to age 18 to sign a waiver allowing the school to forward his/her information to the National Guard youth challenge program for recruiting purposes. Restricting the National Guard to using this information for r...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12Students from Active Duty Military Families
H.B. 1319
Requires the education department to assign unique identifiers for students whose parents are active duty members of the armed forces.
http://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/2/4/5/22454a68/HB1319.05.ENRH.pdf...

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METo governor 02/2014P-12Allowing Wearing of Uniforms for School Visitors
L.D. 1579/H.P. 1150
Requires publicly supported secondary schools and secondary public charter schools to adopt and implement policies ensuring that members of the United States Armed Forces or the Maine National Guard and public safety personnel may wear their uniforms when visi...

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TNSigned into law 02/2014P-12High School Credit for Basic Training
S.B. 477
Allowing students who enter the military or national guard during high school and complete basic training before high school graduation to receive credit toward graduation for basic training. Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/108/...

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PASigned into law 02/2014P-12Military Science Certificates.
S.B. 437
Authorizes the issue a Pennsylvania military science teaching certificate to a person who possesses a valid military science certificate or endorsement issued by a branch of the United States Armed Forces authorizing the person to teach military science and th...

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CTIssued 09/2013P-12
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Military Personnel Certifications and Awarding of College Credit
E.O. 36
Governor orders and directs the state department of education to make revisions to policies in order to ensure that relevant military education and skills receive recognition in certification and licensing processes, to identify state and federal laws that pro...

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ILSigned into law 08/2013P-12Charter School in District Containing Military Base
H.B. 3112
Provides that any charter school located in a school district that contains all or part of a federal military base may set aside up to 33% of its current charter enrollment to students with parents assigned to the federal military base, with the remaining 67% ...

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NCSigned into law 07/2013P-12Awarding Credit for Armed Service
H.B. 767
Directs the State Board of Education to establish rules for awarding credit for salary purposes to principals, assistant principals, and teachers who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and who have retired or who have received an Honorable Dischar...

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NCSigned into law 07/2013Postsec.Study Scholarships for Children of War Veterans Program
S.B. 402
Directs the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee to study the Scholarships for Children of War Veterans Program in the Department of Administration and report its findings and recommendations by March 1, 2014, to the General Assembly.
Section 11.1(...

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MESigned into law 06/2013P-12An Act To Provide an Honorary Diploma to Veterans, (LD 466)
H.P. 316
Amends the law providing an Honorary Diploma to Veterans. Clarifies that World War II, Korea and Vietnam eligibility includes "the period of wartime or peacetime after a period of wartime" for those wars.
http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12Excused Student Absences and Parent Deployment
S.B. 260
Requires a school district to excuse a student whose parent, stepparent, or legal guardian is an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces or Reserves, or National Guard and who has been called to duty for, is on leave from, or immediately returned from at l...

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NVSigned into law 06/2013P-12Student Achievement Data for Children of Military
A.B. 224
Requires, to the extent money is available, that the automated system of accountability information for Nevada established and maintained by the Department of Education include a unique identifier for each pupil whose parent or guardian is a member of the Arme...

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CTTo governor 06/2013P-12High School Diplomas for Assistants to WWII Efforts
S.B.6624
Permits a local or regional board of education to award a diploma to any person who (A) withdrew from high school prior to graduation to work in a job that assisted the war effort during World War II, December 7, 1941, to December 31, 1946, inclusive, (B) did ...

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TXSigned into law 05/2013P-12Enrollment of Military-Connected Students
H.B. 525
Defines "military-connected student" as a student dependent of an active-duty member of any of the five branches of the U.S. military; the Texas National Guard; or a reserve force of the U.S. military. Directs the Texas Education Agency to annually collect dat...

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ALSigned into law 05/2013Postsec.Postsecondary Military Students and Licensure Renewal for Deployed Military
H.B. 338
Requires board of a state public educational institution, community college, or technical school to adopt, by December 31, 2013, a policy requiring each institution under the board's supervision to award credit to students for prior military training or servic...

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OKSigned into law 05/2013P-12The Deployed Parents School Act of 2013
S.B. 759
Creates the Deployed Parents School Act of 2013. Requires districts to adopt a policy for the school district regarding the transfer of students who are the dependent children of a member of the active uniformed military services of the United States on full-t...

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DCSigned into law 05/2013P-12"Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
Act 19-671
Adopts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
http://dccouncil.us/files/user_uploads/event_testimony/20_DCSTAT_Q2.pdf ...

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MTSigned into law 04/2013P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 203
Enter into interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children.
http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2013/billpdf/SB0203.pdf...

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HIPassed 04/2013P-12
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Consolidated Military Transition, Immersion, and Education Center
H.R. 72
Urges the various branches of the U.S. armed forces in Hawaii, in cooperation with the military affairs council of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, to establish an interagency working group to assess the operational and budegetary feasibility of a Consolidat...

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FLSigned into law 04/2013P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 7003
Repeals provisions relating to the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children three years after the effective date of this act unless legislature reviews and reenacts. Requires that the annual dues assessment for the Interstate Compact...

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IDSigned into law 04/2013P-12Interstate Compact Educational Opportunity for Children
H.B. 324
Provides various mechanisms so that military children are not unfairley disadvantaged because of school attendance in multiple states or
countries. Ensure timely enrollment of military children, facilitates student placement without disadvantage for variations...

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NDSigned into law 03/2013P-12The Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1293
Removes the effective date relating to the compact on educational opportunity for military children (deleted Effective through July 31, 2013).
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/documents/13-0406-02000.pdf?20130405144114...

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ARSigned into law 03/2013P-12Reporting of Military Dependents
H.B. 1945
Defines "military dependent" as K-12 public school student who resides in the household of a person on active duty in or serving in the reserve component of a branch of the U.S. armed forces. Requires a public school to report the enrollment of a student who i...

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MSSigned into law 03/2013P-12Allows Military Parent or Legal Guardian to Choose School or School District of Enrollment
H.B. 879
Allows parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who are active military members or civilian military personnel and reside on a military base, to enroll and have their children attend the school district of their parent's or legal guardian's choosing, regardless of the r...

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VASigned into law 03/2013P-12Athletics for Military Families
H.B. 1497
Prohibits public elementary or secondary schools from joining an organization governing interscholastic programs that does not deem eligible for participation a student (i) who moved out of the school's attendance area because his parent is a full-time, active...

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NMSigned into law 03/2013P-12Military and Spouses Professional Licensure
H.B. 180, S.B. 258
Permits the issuance of an occupational or professional license to a qualified military service member, the spouse of a military service member, or a recent veteran who submits satisfactory evidence that the applicant holds a license that is current and in goo...

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ARSigned into law 02/2013P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 15
Adopts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Removes barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2013/2013R/Bills/SB15.pdf...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Licensure Renewal Requirements for Active Duty Military
A.B. 1588
From bill summary: Requires state professional licensing boards, with certain exceptions, to waive the renewal fees, continuing education requirements, and other renewal requirements as determined by the board, if any are applicable, of any licensee or registr...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children - Task Force and State Council
A.B. 2202
From bill summary: Authorizes the superintendent of public instruction to convene the State Council required by the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children to complete the work of a specified task force if the superintendent finds i...

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NCSigned into law 07/2012P-12Licensure for Military Personnel and Spouses
H.B. 799
Permits military-trained applicants who have been awarded a military occupational specialty and military-spouse applicants who are licensed in another jurisdiction to receive occupational licenses in the State.  SESSION LAW 2012-196 http://www.ncleg.net/Sessio...

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HISigned into law 07/2012P-12Military Training and Professional Licensure
H.B. 2258
Requires professional and vocational licensing boards to consider relevant military education, training, and service as part of the evaluation process toward the qualifications of a license. Requires the licensing administrator of the professional and vocation...

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ILSigned into law 06/2012P-12Educator Licensure for Service Member or Spouse
S.B. 275
Authorizes issuance of expedited temporary occupational or professional license to a service member or spouse of a service member who holds valid licensure for the occupation or profession in another state, commonwealth, possession or territory of the United S...

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LASigned into law 06/2012P-12Eligibility of Students from Military Families to Participate in Interscholastic Athletic Activities
H.B. 631
Prohibits an otherwise eligible student from being determined ineligible for participation in an extracurricular interscholastic athletic activity at the student's school if the student's transfer was necessitated by military orders issued to the student's par...

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MASigned into law 05/2012P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 2254
Provides definitions of military terms and provides that this legislation applies to active duty members of the uniformed services, members or veterans of the uniformed services who are severely injured and medically discharged or retired for a period of 1 yea...

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NVIssued 05/2012P-12Providing Reciprocity for Military Spouses Seeking Licensure in this State
Executive Order# 2012-11
Every professional licensing board organized pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statues is ordered to:
Facilitate endorsement of a current license from another state as long as the requirements for licensure in that jurisdiction are substantially equivalent to the...

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AKSigned into law 04/2012Postsec.Military Training/Postsecondary Credit
H.B. 282
Directs the department or applicable board to accept military education, training, and service credit for some or all of the qualifications otherwise required of an applicant for a license or certificate issued or to accept academic credit towards a degree or ...

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FLSigned into law 04/2012P-12
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Veterans
S.B. 922
Establishes August 7th of each year as "Purple Heart Day," and encourages schools to commemorate Purple Heart Day and honor those wounded or killed while serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Services. Requires each Florida College System institution and sta...

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GASigned into law 04/2012P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 227
Adopts the "Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children." Provides for the purpose and policy of the compact. Provides for student educational records and enrollment, placement and attendance, eligibility, graduation, and state coordina...

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MSSigned into law 04/2012P-12Academic Credit for National Guard Basic Training Camp
H.B. 784
Authorizes school boards to allow course credit to high school students who are also members of the national guard, and who complete basic training camp at the end of their junior year and before the start of their senior year. Authorizes the school district t...

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VASigned into law 04/2012Postsec.Military Training; Accept as Equivalent to Requirements for Licensures
H.B. 938
Except for the Board of Medicine and the Board of Dentistry, requires the regulatory boards within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, the Department of Health Professions, or any board named in Title 54.1 to accept the military trainin...

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WVSigned into law 03/2012P-12High School Diplomas for Certain Veterans
H.B. 4433
Modifying the criteria for awarding high school diplomas to certain veterans. http://www.legis.state.wv.us/bill_status/bills_text.cfm?billdoc=HB4433%20SUB%20ENR.htm&yr=2012&sesstype=RS&i=4433...

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WYSigned into law 03/2012P-12Interstate Compact on Students of Military Families
S.F. 78
Provides for an interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. Facilitates enrollment and placement of children of military families.
http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2012/Enroll/SF0078.pdf...

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VASigned into law 02/2012P-12Public School Enrollment; Military Children
H.B. 640/S.B. 190
Clarifies language relating to enrollment of students pursuant to a special power of attorney to correspond to language in the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. This bill is identical to SB 190.
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bi...

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PASigned into law 02/2012P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 159
Authorizes the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to join the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; provides for the form and enforcementof the compact; imposes additional powers and duties on the Governor, the Secretary of the Commonw...

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NYIssued 11/2011Postsec.Continuing the New York State Council on Returning Veterans and Their Families
Executive Order 34
Continues the New York State Council on Returning Veterans and Their Families, and expands the membership and mission. Expansion of membership adds the Commissioner of the State Education Department, the President of the Higher Education Services Corporation o...

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CASigned into law 10/2011P-12
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California Cadet Corps
S.B. 537
From bill summary: Authorizes the organization of a California Cadet Corps (http://www.cadet.org/cadet/site/default.asp) at each college, community college or school where there is not currently a J.R.O.T.C. or R.O.T.C. program, and under such rules and regula...

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CASigned into law 10/2011P-12Excused Absence and Military Deployment
A.B. 387
From bill summary: Includes spending time with an immediate family member who is an active duty member of the uniformed services and has been called to duty for, is on leave from, or has immediately returned from, deployment to a combat zone or combat support ...

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ILSigned into law 08/2011P-12Children of Active Duty Parents
H.B. 2870
Provides that at the time of annual enrollment or at any time during the school year, a school district or a recognized non-public school serving any of grades K-12 must provide, either on its standard enrollment form or on a separate form, the opportunity for...

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TXSigned into law 06/2011P-12Funding for Texas ChalleNGe Academy
H.B. 2247
From bill analysis: Establishes the eligibility of the adjutant general's department to receive Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy. Directs the department to contract with an appropriate school district for t...

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HISigned into law 06/2011P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 4
Makes permanent the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. Deletes the definition of ''test period". Deletes provisions relating to the furnishing of unofficial education records and the principal's determination of available spac...

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NCSigned into law 06/2011P-12Military Children--Employee Training, Supports for Families
S.B. 597
Sections 9(a) and (b): Requires school districts to report annually to the State Board of Education (SBE) on the number of children with immediate family members in the military and whether the school district has an employee trained to handle the unique needs...

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NESigned into law 05/2011P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
L.B. 575
Adopts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. http://www.nebraskalegislature.gov/FloorDocs/Current/PDF/Slip/LB575.pdf...

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CTSigned into law 05/2011P-12Diplomas to Veterans of WWI or the Korean War
H.B. 6319
Allows a local or regional board of education to award a diploma to a veteran of World War II or the Korean hostilities, who left high school prior to graduation in order to serve in the armed forces of the United States and did not receive a diploma as a cons...

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VTSigned into law 05/2011P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 38
Adopts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. ...

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MDSigned into law 05/2011P-12Teacher Certification & Tenure/Employment for Military Spouses
H.B. 998
Requires the state Department of Education to develop a specified form relating to teacher certification and tenure and to post the form on its Web site. Requires the Adjutant General or the Adjutant General's designee to assist military spouses in finding spe...

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NDSigned into law 05/2011P-12Compact on educational opportunity for military children
H.B. 1248
Enacts the Compact on educational opportunity for military children to help with timely enrollment, accurate placement, facilitate on-time graduation, etc..
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/documents/11-0204-05000.pdf...

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WVSigned into law 05/2011P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 2550
Enables West Virginia to participate as a member of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Establishes the West Virginia Council for Educational Opportunity for Military Children for the purpose of coordinating entities in Wes...

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MESigned into law 04/2011P-12Vietnam Veterans Awarded High School Diplomas
H.P. 96
Provides that eligible Vietnam veterans may be awarded high school diplomas; Veterans of World War II and the Korean Conflict already included in the statute. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_125th/chappdfs/PUBLIC25.pdf...

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KYSigned into law 03/2011P-12Certification for Active Duty Military Personnel and Their Spouses
H.B. 301
Specifies that any active duty military personnel must be kept in good standing by the administrative body with which he/she is licensed or certified, provided that, at the time of activation, the member was in good standing with a state administrative body, a...

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VASigned into law 03/2011P-12
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Community College
Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1976
Adds a fifth citizen member to the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and specifies that such member must be a representative from a military installation in Virginia. Such representative is to be appoin...

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NMSigned into law 03/2011P-12School Enrollment for Children of Military Personnel
H.B. 14
Allows priority school enrollment within the attendance area to students whose parents are active duty military personnel in New Mexico.
http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/11%20Regular/final/HB0014.pdf...

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NYVetoed 08/2010P-12
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State Interagency Coordinating Council for Service-Disabled Veterans
A.B. 8296A/S.B. 7112
Establishes the New York state interagency coordinating council for service-disabled veterans. Identifies council members, including the commissioner of the education department or his/her designee. Identifies the powers and duties of the council, including to...

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NCSigned into law 07/2010P-12Enrollment of Child under 5 Who Is Child of Military Personnel
S.B. 1246 - Enrollment of Child under 5 Who Is Child of Military Personnel
Permits public school entry of child who does not turn 5 by August 31 of the school year but whose parent is an active duty member of U.S. armed forces who is the sole legal custodian of the child, and is stationed in another state, and is deployed for duty aw...

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TNSigned into law 07/2010P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1911
Makes Tennessee a member state to, the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The stated purpose of the compact is to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and de...

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RISigned into law 06/2010P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 8010, S.B. 2738
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, allowing children of military families to achieve educational success by facilitating smoother transfers between schools due to relocation of active duty soldiers with school-aged ...

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SCSigned into law 06/2010P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 319
Establishes South Carolina as a member of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, which seeks to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their ...

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WISigned into law 05/2010P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 681
Relates to adopting the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and making an appropriation.
http://www.legis.state.wi.us/2009/data/SB-681.pdf...

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FLSigned into law 05/2010P-12Extends date of Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 521
In 2008, the Florida Legislature enacted the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The purpose of the compact is to enable member states to uniformly address educational transition issues faced by military families. This bill rep...

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NMSigned into law 05/2010P-12Educational Opportunity for Military Children - Interstate Compact
H.B. 24
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children in New Mexico. The compact's purpose is to remove
barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of
their parents....

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MDSigned into law 04/2010P-12Release of Student Information to Military Recruiters
H.B. 176
Requires any public school that administers the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) to choose the score reporting "Option 8," which prohibits the general release of any student information to military recruiters. Each public school must also sen...

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UTSigned into law 03/2010P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 386
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Establishes the State Council on Military Children. Provides for the appointment of the state's representative on the Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military ...

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SDSigned into law 03/2010P-12Military Student Mobility
S.B. 88
Adopts the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; provide for transfer of school records.
http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2010/Bill.aspx?Bill=88...

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IDSigned into law 03/2010P-12Education of Military Children
S.B. 1338
Adds to existing law relating to education to provide educational opportunity for military children, to provide findings and purpose, to provide rulemaking authority and to provide for a responsible individual at the state level. Requests the state board to pr...

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VASigned into law 03/2010P-12Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 299
Requires the Department of Education to employ a military family education liaison to provide staff support for the state Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and to assist military families and the state in facili...

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OHSigned into law 12/2009P-12Junior ROTC
H.B. 290 - Junior ROTC
Includes Junior ROTC as a permitted elective within the state's core curriculum for high school graduation. Permits schools to excuse Junior ROTC students from high school physical education. Permits a student who has participated in Junior ROTC for at least t...

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CASigned into law 10/2009P-12Military Uniforms at High School Graduations
A.B. 1463
Provides that a pupil who has fulfilled the requirements to receive a diploma of graduation from a high school, is otherwise eligible to participate in a graduation ceremony, and has completed the basic training for, and is an active member of any branch of th...

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CASigned into law 10/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
A.B. 343
Ratifies the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children to facilitate the enrollment, placement, advancement and transfer of the academic records of the children of military families for the purpose of removing barriers to their educat...

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NDSigned into law 08/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1309
Provides for a legislative council study of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/61-2009/bill-text/JAMP0300.pdf...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Interstate Military Compact and Related Provisions
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.60, 3301.61, 3301.62, 3301.63 and 3301.64
Partially derived from the DOE summary of H.B. 1: Ratifies the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Establishes the state Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children within the department of education to oversee and...

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HISigned into law 06/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 1164
Enacts the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children to remove barriers to educational attainment faced by children of military families due to frequent moves and deployment of parents. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2009/Bills/...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12Changes to Funding Formula
H.B. 3646 - Sections 49-51 and 53-55
Section 49: Creates new section 42.008. Caps any funding increase that might occur to $350 per student.
Section 50: Amends basic allotment formula.
Section 51: Amends Section 42.106, "Tuition Allotment for Districts Not Offering All Grade Levels."
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NVSigned into law 06/2009P-12Education of Military Children
S.B. 303
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Chapter 463
http://leg.state.nv.us/75th2009/Bills/SB/SB303_EN.pdf...

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ALSigned into law 05/2009P-12Interstate Military Compact
H.B. 438
Adds Alabama to the Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, an interstate compact to address the education transition issues of children of active duty military families. Allows for the uniform treatment at the state and local d...

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AKSigned into law 05/2009P-12Education of Military Children
H.B. 137
An Act relating to an interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; amending Rules 4 and 24, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date. Provides for a Compact administrator, charged with cooperation with all de...

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AKSigned into law 05/2009P-12Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 137
Relates to an Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children to facilitate the timely enrollment of children of military families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the transfer of education record...

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GASigned into law 05/2009P-12Military Students
S.B. 114
Provides for the transfer of students who are military dependents into a local school system. Provides that students must be placed in grade level commensurate with their grade level in the sending state at the time of transition, including in kindergarten, re...

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INSigned into law 04/2009P-12Education of Military Children
H.B. 1107
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; provides for coordination of efforts among state agencies and other states to facilitate the transfer of students of military families between schools, including the transfer of ed...

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UTSigned into law 03/2009P-12Education Policies for Military Children
H.B. 194
Adds 53A-11-1401 through -1404, collectively known as Education Policies for Military Children. Provides definitions. Allows for certain exceptions when military children transfer schools, including the use of official and unofficial education records, time pe...

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IASigned into law 03/2009P-12Military Children
H.B. 214
Establishes the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; establishes a council on educational opportunity for military children to provide advice and recommendations regarding this state's participation in and compliance with the in...

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KYSigned into law 03/2009P-12Children of Civilian Military Employees
S.B. 39
Relates to students of civilian military employees; provides students of civilian military employees the same rights as students of military families under the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children if the parents are required to m...

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ARSigned into law 03/2009P-12Educational Sucess for Military Children
H.B. 1400
Removes barriers to educational success for military children.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Bills/HB1400.pdf...

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CASigned into law 09/2008P-12Military children
A.B. 2049
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to convene and support a task force to review and make recommendations regarding the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Chapter 589
http://www.assembly.ca.gov/acs/acsframeset2t...

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DESigned into law 06/2008P-12Compact on Education for Children of Military Families
H.B. 297
Provides an interstate compact to ensure standards for educational records for children of military families.
http://legis.delaware.gov/LIS/lis144.nsf/vwLegislation/HB+297/$file/legis.html?open...

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FLSigned into law 06/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1203
Relates to educational opportunity for military children; directs the Governor to execute the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; provides requirements relating to student records and enrollment, placement and attendance, and e...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12Absences for Children of Active-Duty Parents
H.B. 200
Provides that a child whose parent is a member of the U.S. Armed Forces or the National Guard and such parent has been called to duty for or is on leave from overseas deployment shall be granted up to five excused absences from school per school year for the c...

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MISigned into law 06/2008P-12Education Compact for Military Children
H.B. 5963
Establishes interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; provides for the facilitation of the timely enrollment of children of military families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the transfer o...

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MISigned into law 05/2008P-12Excused Absence for Child of Service Member
S.B. 747
Provides that if a student is absent up to 1 full school day because student's parent, legal guardian, or sibling is a service member being deployed on or returning from active duty, or if a student is absent for up to 2 full school days if the location of the...

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COSigned into law 05/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1317
Creates the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents; facilitates on-time graduation, timely...

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GAVetoed 05/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 345
Adds Georgia as a member of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Includes provisions related to unofficial and official records and transcripts, immunizations, kindergarten and first grade entrance age, course placement and ...

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AZSigned into law 04/2008P-12Military education
S.B. 1334
Concerns the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; facilitates removal of barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families due to frequent moves and deployment of their parents through timely enrollment, p...

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KYSigned into law 04/2008P-12Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 68
Removes barriers for educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment; specifies course placement, timely enrollment and attendance requirements; determines eligibility requirements; facilitates on- time gra...

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KSSigned into law 04/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 2714
Enacts the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2008/2714.pdf...

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MDSigned into law 04/2008P-12Education of Military Children
H.B. 784; S.B. 457
Establishes a Task Force on Educational Issues Affecting Military Children; provides that the task force shall examine educational issues affecting military children, including efforts to ease the transition of military children to state schools, the timely re...

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WASigned into law 03/2008P-12High School Diplomas for Veterans
H.B. 1283
Adds that school districts may issue high school diplomas to veterans of military service in Vietnam and deletes the requirement for veterans of WWII and Korea that required them to have been scheduled to graduate between 1940 and 1955 to be issued a high scho...

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WASigned into law 03/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 6426
The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) is directed to convene and support a task force to review and make recommendations regarding the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. Support is to be provided to the...

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WVSigned into law 03/2008P-12West Virginia Remembers Program
H.B. 2967
Creates the West Virginia remembers program to provide a forum for public school children to learn about "military service, patriotism and courage" from veterans. The state board is directed to promulgate rules on the program, including that the program is not...

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MTSigned into law 04/2007P-12Montana National Guard Youth Challenge Program
S.B. 295
Statutorily provides for the Montana National Guard Youth Program.
http://data.opi.mt.gov/...

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LAAdopted 02/2007P-12Certification of ROTC Instructors
LAC 28:CXXXI.408
Allows the issuance of an ancillary ROTC certificate to an individual who has retired from the active duty in the military or who has been officially recommended by the appropriate branch of the military service, with certification by the appropriate Departmen...

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VASigned into law 02/2007P-12
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Military Students Public School Tuition Waiver
H.B. 2092
Eliminates the requirement that a student must have been attending a public school in Virginia while residing with a custodial parent prior to the parent's deployment as a member of the Virginia National Guard or as a member of the United States Armed Forces o...

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KYSigned into law 04/2004P-12Official Kentucky Military School
S.J.R. 83
Designates Millersburg Military Institute as the official Kentucky military school. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/RECORD/04RS/SJ83/bill.doc...

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IASigned into law 04/2004P-12Military Basic Training Completion Credit
H.F. 2241
Authorizes school districts and nonpublic schools to apply credit toward graduation under the state education program for successful completion of military basic training. http://coolice.legis.state.ia.us/Cool-ICE/default.asp?Category=billinfo&Service=Billbook...

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