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Providing safe passage for our children starting in kindergarten, past the perils of militarism and military recruting in our schools.

School Counselors

School counselors have the important responsibility of keeping students on the right track in school, and helping them get off on the right foot once they get out of school. It makes things easier when a career option for students comes packaged and presented by professionals, and no one markets their product to students better than military recruiters who want to sell students on a career in uniform. Not every student is cut out for the military, but every student deserves a chance to make the best choice from a range of alternatives. Students are entitled to practical advice and resources on careers.

Here is some information that can help.

Interview with Amy Hagopian, PhD and Kathy Barker, PhD, about their paper "Should We End Military Recruiting in High Schools as a Matter of Child Protection and Public Health"?

No Child Left Behind Act
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

US Military Recruiter Sex Scandal - No Childs Behind Left

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