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Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 12:20 pm

A new law set to cross Gov. Rick Perry’s desk could benefit the state’s children with parents in the military.

House Bill 525, which passed both the state House of Representatives Senate this week would require the collection of data for students in public schools who are children of military parents.

The bill states that the data would be collected from schools by the Texas Education Agency via the computerized Public Education Information Management System.

If approved, the regulation would apply to all public school districts and count active-duty military-connected students and the number of National Guard or Reserve military-connected students enrolled.

Read more in tomorrow's Killeen Daily Herald

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