How schools can help military children in and out of the classroom
As the summer winds into fall, administrators, teachers and students across the country prepare to go back to school. For many, this is a simple annual routine. But for military-connected children, whose parents often experience order changes that require them to attend new schools in different cities, states or countries, going back to school is anything but easy.
While much of the preparation work that goes into getting a blue star child ready for the school year is placed on parents, there are some ways that academic institutions both domestic and abroad, can help ease the burden of transition for these students.