Report Cards Will Include Military Students: From Every Student Succeeds Act, Title I, Part A, Sec.
‘(C) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.-Each State report card required under this subsection shall include the following
”(ii) For all students and disaggregated by each subgroup of students described in subsection (b)(2)(B)(xi), homeless status, status as a child in foster care, and status as a student with a parent who is a member of the Armed Forces (as defined in section 101(a)(4) of title 10, United States
Code) on active duty (as defined in section 101(d)(5) of such title), information on student achievement on the academic assessments described in subsection (b)(2) at each level of achievement, as determined by the State under subsection (b)(1).” (emphasis added).
Every Student Succeeds Act, 20 U.S.C.A. §1005 (2015).

Impact of Data Collection: What Could It Tell Us?

  • Where military-connected students attend school
  • The current academic progress and academic progress over time of military-connected students
  • The proficiency and graduation rates of military-connected students
  • Mobility and dropout rates of military-connected students in comparison to their civilian
  • Participation in special and/ or advanced programs
  • Reveal patterns across state and district lines


Advocates: Think About an Identifier. What is your State doing? Want to see where MCEC (Military Child Education Coalition) stands, or what NMFA (National Military Life Association) advocates have written?