1%. 1% of Americans serve in the US military. That may seem rather insignificant but that equates to roughly 2,404,000 service members nationwide! It is often that the servicemember is separated from his/her family for weeks or months at a time. Sometimes longer leaving the spouse or care giver an extremely difficult task or caring for their children often leading to significant stress and gaps in the Childs care and or education. School districts often unaware and ill equipped to assist these children in the attention they need and deserve.
Military Kids Network is a New York 501c3 not for profit organization created to support those left behind during a deployment and extended time away from home. Military Kids Network is built of volunteers, parent advocates and attorneys equipped to fight and ensure a free and safe public education for our children. Additionally Military Kids Network offers peer to peer support,