Fact vs Myth: The Real Deal about the Military Interstate Compact

May 5, 2022

Episode 219

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Description: MIC3 Commissioner Laura Anastasio discusses the facts of the Military Interstate Compact and why this resource is so valuable to military students.

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Show Notes


Bio: Laura Anastasio

Laura Anastasio is a staff attorney with the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and serves as the Commissioner Designee for the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission under the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children. Her responsibilities at the CSDE include providing assistance to the general public and school districts regarding the application of the state’s education laws, including but not limited to school health and nutrition, tenure, truancy, home instruction, attendance, graduation requirements, adult education, priority schools, duties of boards of education, racial imbalance, bullying, school construction, school accountability, private schools, and student rights. She also is responsible for reviewing all contracts for the CSDE and providing guidance to staff concerning compliance with FERPA and with the Freedom of Information Act, and she oversees contract negotiations under the Connecticut Teacher Negotiations Act. She has worked for the CSDE for 17 years. Prior to her employment with the State of Connecticut, she was an associate at Shipman & Goodwin LLP, specializing in education law. Laura received her B.A. from Emory University and her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

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