Interstate Compact

Educational Opportunity for Military Children

The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children directs the governor of Arizona to enter into a compact with other states to remove barriers to educational success that are imposed on children of military families (military children) because of frequent moves and deployment of parents.
 

The Interstate Compact enacts the following provisions:

Facilitates the timely enrollment of military children because of difficulties in the transfer of education records from a previous school district or because of variations in entrance or age requirements.
 
Facilitates the student placement process by allowing waivers to ensure that military children are not disadvantaged by variations in attendance requirements, scheduling, grading, course content or assessment.
 
Streamlines qualifications and eligibility for enrollment, educational programs and participation in extracurricular programs for military children.
 
Facilitates the on-time graduation of military children.
 
Promotes flexibility and cooperation among the educational system, military parents, and military children to achieve educational success for the student.
 
THE COMPACT APPLIES TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS ONLY
 
Contact MCAS Yuma School Liaison for more information.

 

School Liaison Program- Make your next PCS a Positive Change of Schools.

The Back to School Resource Fair is back!

Join us on July 25th, 2019 from 4pm - 6pm at the Sonoran Pueblo Events Center
All MCAS Yuma Active Duty families will have access to educational and community resources, and all children from kindergarten to 12th grade will receive free school supplies to be successful students during the upcoming school year. 

For more information, please contact 928-269-2949

Special thanks to Operation Homefront for their generous donation of Backpacks and School Supplies! 

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