Blog Posts in "Military Education & Scholarsh"

Why Hiring a School Search Concierge is Perfect for Military Families You might need a School Search Concierge…and not even know it! Every day, my Facebook feed is flooded, and I mean overflowing, with one kind of question: “I’m moving to XYZ. Which school should I send my kids to?” It’s a totally valid question. Just not one that you should ever rely on Facebook to answer for you. If your kid has a rash, do you ask Facebook (your friends or a group) to diagnose it for you? No, you go to the doctor. They’ll prescribe some medicine and give you qualified advice. When your car is making funky s... read more

14 Things Every Military Fa mily Should Look for in a Sch ool “What do I look for in a school?” is what pretty much every military family is asking right now. Every parent I’ve ever worked with has asked me that question. It’s super tricky to pin down the things that make a great school. Is it location? Area demographics? Extras? Curriculum? Honestly, it’s all of those things, and so much more! Finding a great school can be hard, so let’s take a peek at the most important parts of a great school for military families. 1. Zoning: Every school system is zoned slightly differently. Some systems ... read more

Why Every Military Family Should Have a School PCS Binder You probably already have one or two or a billion PCS binders kicking around your house. Somewhere. But did you know you should have a school PCS binder too? Instead of throwing even more papers into your already overcrowded PCS binder, make mini-binders to handle only the school stuff. Why Every Military Family Should Have a School PCS Binder First things first, you need a few things to make a school PCS binder: 1″ three ring binders with hard plastic covers and pockets (get a bigger binder if your child has extra education plans or m... read more

Folds of Honor Scholarship Application Now Open! About Folds of Honor Our Mission~Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members. Our motto says it best. Honor Their Sacrifice. Educate Their Legacy. For the past five years, CORT has been a proud partner and supporter of the Folds of Honor Foundation, with the mission of providing education through scholarships to spouses and children of soldiers lost or severely disabled in service to our country. Learn ... read more

We are proud to share the launch of Talk to the Teacher, a new ebook by our friendMeg Flanagan, the founder of MilKids Ed. Meg understands the struggles that military families often face when moving to new communities and schools every couple of years. She wanted to create this resource to help families achieve their best at every new duty station. What parents need to know when they talk to their child’s teacher New e-book is a resource for every school situation Military families move every 2.5 years on average. Every 2-3 years, military families walk into brand new schools across the world... read more