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1.0 Purpose

This regulation outlines the process for districts and charter schools to annually identify enrolled students who are "military-connected youth." This regulation is established pursuant to 14 Del.C. ยง122(b)(28).

20 DE Reg. 892 (05/01/17)


2.0 Definitions

"Military-Connected Youth" means any student having an immediate family member, including a parent, step-parent, sibling or any other person residing in the same household, who is on active duty, serving in the reserve component, or recently retired from a branch of the United States armed forces. Such branches consist of United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, National Guard, United States Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or the United States Public Health Service.

"Recently Retired" for the purposes of this regulation, means having left military service within 18 months prior to September 30 of the current school year; identified as a disabled veteran; or killed in action.

20 DE Reg. 892 (05/01/17)


3.0 Data Collection and Access

3.1 Each district and charter school shall include a military-connected identifier as part of its annual enrollment process and student information update.

3.2 Each district and charter school shall identify which school personnel have access to the military-connected identifier.


4.0 Use Exemptions

4.1 The identification of a military-connected youth shall not be used for purposes of determining school achievement, growth or performance.

4.2 The identification of a military-connected youth is not a public record under Delaware's Freedom of Information Act or any other law, and shall not be made public by any person, except as permitted under the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

19 DE Reg. 742 (02/01/16)

20 DE Reg. 892 (05/01/17)

25 DE Reg. 705 (01/01/22)

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