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May 10, 2012

Family Matters Blog: Interstate Compacts Ease School Transitions

Georgia has joined many other states in recognizing the challenges that military families face - especially when it comes to our children's education.  Read more here ... 

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February 07, 2012

Make a Stand for Military Children in Georgia

Senate Bill 219, The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, is eligible for action in the state of Georgia. And currently Georgia is the largest military-impacted state that has not yet joined the Compact.  Read one mother's story and take action.  

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February 11, 2011

Military Family Feedback Shapes Policy

Last year I helped to design, implement and analyze a survey for military families. The intent was to gain insight into a broad spectrum of military family lifestyle issues. With the help of a variety of military family support organizations, we were able to garner more than 3,600 respondents, representing every branch and rank, who gave their input based on their “in the trenches” experiences while answering questions about their relationships, stress, operations tempo requirements, employment, children’s education and reactions to deployments, civic engagement and use of social media.

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