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    You won’t want to miss the MCEC Education Summit 2020: Mission Steady, Future Ready- Meeting the educational needs of military-connected children in a changing environment. Join this two-day event for a unique opportunity to engage with senior military, government, education and thought leaders.

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  • Military Kids Now Survey Summary Report

    Military Kids Now Survey Summary Report

    This report summarizes the initial analysis of the survey results, highlighting trends, challenges, and areas where support is most needed. The depth and richness of the survey results will doubtless lead to further analysis to gain an even better understanding of the needs and challenges of military-connected students, their parents, and the professionals who support them.

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  • Purple Star School Program

    Purple Star School Program

    MCEC is the national advocate for Purple Star Schools, a program that supports military-connected children as they relocate to new schools due to a parent’s change in duty station.

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  • Navigating Change | COVID-19 Supportive Events and Resources

    Navigating Change | COVID-19 Supportive Events and Resources

    We know this is an especially difficult time for our military families and children. Although resiliency and inner strength are qualities we admire in military families, during these uncertain times, MCEC is here with additional support.

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  • School Success Starts with SchoolQuest™

    School Success Starts with SchoolQuest™

    SchoolQuest™ is a free interactive tool that was specially designed to support highly mobile military families and students.

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Press Releases

MCEC Survey Reveals Significant Concerns for Military-Connected Students Posted: October 16, 2020

A major new survey released by the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) shows that military families and school professionals are struggling to keep the children of U.S. servicemembers on track when they change schools due to a parent’s national service.

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MCEC Receives $700,000 From USAA To Assist Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic Posted: August 20, 2020

Military Child Education Coalition Receives $700,000 From USAA To Assist Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic HARKER HEIGHTS, TX - Today as part of a historic commitment by USAA’s Military Family Relief Initiative, Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) will receive $700,000 to assist military and families during these challenging economic times. The donation will allow the organization to further support military and veteran-connected students, their parents, their educators and other youth-serving professionals as they focus on helping students maximize their potential during the myriad and extraordinary difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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@MilitaryChild · Oct 27

Looking to start a #PurpleStarSchool program in your state or school district and don’t know where to begin? #MCEC can help! t.co/ZSDnw9VJt0

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