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Information for our Military Families

Welcome Military Families!   
 
It is an honor to have you with us at Upper Sandusky.  It is our hope that this page can be a helpful resource for you and your family. The Upper Sandusky Exempted Village Schools are committed to providing information that is useful for our Military Families.  We will continue to look for new ways to not only honor the men and women who serve our Country, but we will also do our best to provide resources for the military families who experience this way of life. 

Resources

Free Homework Help: 24 hour live homework hot line free for military connected youth.
 
Military Kids Connect: On line community where kids, tweens, and teens can de-stress and connect with other military kids their age. Help kids develop coping skills and build psychological health & resilience. 
 
Ohio Department of Education Military Resources: The Ohio Department of Education provides a wide variety of supports and resources for military families. 
 
On line Test Assistance: Test preparation courses for standardized tests, as well as ASVAB. 
 
Military Child Education Coalition: The work of the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for al military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition. 
 
MIlitary Interstate Children's Compact Commission: National compact that provides for the uniform treatment of military children transferring between school districts and states. All 50 states have adopted the compact. 
 
Our Military Kids: Provides up to $500 grant to children who have a parent deployed overseas. Available for ages five through high school for sports, tutoring, and fine arts. 
 
MCEC:  Military Child Education Coalition is a partnership between Boys and Girls Club of America and the Armed Forces. They provide prepaid programs and services for military youth. 

Resources for Families w/ Special Needs

Military OnceSource Special Needs Consultants: Available to families for assistance with questions and concerns regarding the care and education of a family member with special needs - both children and adults.
 
The Education Directory for Children with Special Needs:  Provides military families with children with special needs the information they need to make informed assignment decisions and easier transitions. 
 
Disability.Gov: Provide resources on disability related programs, services, policies, laws, and regulations. 
 
Disabled Military Child Protection : Signed into law in December, 2014. Allows a military parent to provide a survivor benefit for a disabled child by paying it to a special needs trust for that child's benefit. 
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