The MILITARY STUDENT IDENTIFIER CODE (as it is commonly referred to in the field) indicates a student with a parent who is a member of the Armed Forces (defined in section 101(a)(1)(4) of title 10, United states Code) on active duty (as defined in section 101(d)(5) of such title.

 

A military-connected student is a:

· student in grade KG – 12 is a dependent of an active duty member of the United States military;

· student in grade KG – 12 is a dependent of a current member of the Texas National Guard (Army, Air Guard, or State Guard);

· student in grade KG – 12 is a dependent of a current member of a reserve force in the United States military;

· pre-kindergarten student is: 1) a dependent of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority, or 2) is the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty. Note: A student remains eligible for enrollment if the child’s parent leaves the armed forces or is no longer on active duty after the child begins a prekindergarten class;

· student in grade KG – 12 is a dependent of a former member of one of the following: - the United States military - the Texas National Guard (Army, Air Guard, or State Guard) - a reserve force in the United States military; or

· student in grade KG – 12 was a dependent of a member of a military or reserve force in the United States military who was killed in the line of duty.

Exceptional family member is defined in the document A Military Parents Guide to School Policies and Transitions as a term used by the military to designate a family member who has been identified as having a special need or the program that serves these individuals. Special needs may be medical or educational.

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