The DOE is asking that all schools ask these questions and collect information to better support our military families.
DOE029: Member of Military Family. Answers to these questions provide an indication as to whether this student is eligible for assistance as a member of a military family as defined by the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
What Children Are Eligible for Assistance Under the Compact?
-Active duty members of the uniformed services, National Guard and Reserve on active duty orders
- members or veterans of the uniformed services who are severely injured and medically discharged or retired for a period of 1 year after medical discharge or retirement
- members of the uniformed services who die on active duty or as a result of injuries sustained on active duty for a period of 1 year after death.