Michelle Norman, Founder & Executive Director, and Jennifer Barnhill Chief Operating Officer, of Partners in PROMISE talk about the Special Education and Military Families issue paper and the “way forward” in protecting the rights of military children in special education.
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Military Child Education Coalition Issue Paper: Special Education and Military Families https://www.militarychild.org/upload/files/resources/issue%20papers/MCEC_Special_Education_MilitaryFamilies.pdf
Shown Here: Passed Senate (07/23/2020) National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths.
The PROMISE Act asks for increased accountability, standardization and assistance to help special needs and EFMP military families.