Supporting Kentucky's Military Youth

Congratulations Fall 2023 Kentucky Purple Star Schools!

"Silent Ranks" A Poem by Alli Cly Turner​

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Support Military Youth

Military youth may be affected by their family member’s service

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Increase School Involvement

Helps peer-to-peer engagement and encourages parents
and other community members involvement

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Provide a Caring School Environment

Trained liaisons provide support to students', families and staff

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Improve Students' Experience

Students' receive social emotional and academic skills
necessary to be college-, workforce- and life-ready

How to become a Purple Star School?
It’s easy and inexpensive

Designate a trained point of contact (liaison) at the school
Host one annual military recognition event
Post resources for military families on the school’s website

How schools support Military-connected youth