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Purple Star Designation

SC Department of Education Criteria for Purple Star

  • Assign a designated liaison to be a single point of contact for military families and military-connected students who is trained to support issues that face military families, including relocation, deployment, loss and academic training
  • Create a website specifically for military families to provide current information about schools and the district
  • Adhere to the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission to ensure that students receive transfer credit from previous schools so they will not have to retake classes
  • Ensure that transfer students can participate in sports, clubs and other school enrichment programs
  • Provide specialized training for school counselors, staff and administrators.

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