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Resources for Military Families

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The Canfield Local School District is committed to supporting our military families. We thank you for your service.

Military Families District Liaison: 
Michael Kerensky
330-533-4019 ext. 73143

House Bill 488 - Revised Code to require state institutions of higher education to award credit for military training, to increase penalties for certain theft, deception, and identity fraud offenses when the victim is an active duty service member, to allow for a civil action for victims of identity fraud, to make other changes regarding state support and benefits for veterans and their spouses, and to clarify membership in the State Teachers Retirement System.

Military Child Education Coalition - The Military Child Education Coalition’s work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation and transition. | Voice for the Military Child: a newsletter for friends of the MCEC

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission - Ohio is one of 50 states involved in the Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children, which is working to ensure that military children are properly enrolled in schools, have eligibility for school activities and have assistance in meeting graduation requirements. Learn about the compact on this website. For for additional information, contact ODE staff members Pete Lupiba, the council’s state commissioner, at | Working with Ohio’s Military Kids: what educators need to know

Ohio Department of Education Resources - Ohio offers a number of programs to assist military families including eliminating fees for educator licenses to recognize the contributions of military families, Troops to Teachers and more.

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