The Department of Defense Report on Assistance to Local Educational Agencies for Defense Dependents Education

The Department of Defense has a vested interest in the excellence of education for military families, even though elementary and secondary education is the jurisdiction of the state and local governments. Attracting and retaining high-quality personnel is a priority for the all-volunteer armed forces today. One of the major factors in retaining the most capable personnel is providing quality educational experiences for service members and their families.


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