Frequently used terms
Parent(s): the person legally caring for a migratory student; could be a guardian
Child/children: youth aged 0-21 who have not graduated from high school or earned a HSE certificate
Student: youth enrolled in a public school in Texas
If you see the words “English Only” next to a website, this means the resource does not have a translation option and is only available in English
If you see this icon, it means that the service or resource described is provided by the MEP and only available to migratory students.
Serving in the military is another pathway for students after graduation that will provide life experience, on-the-job training, and opportunities for professional and personal growth. Parents might feel anxious and overwhelmed about this option. Hearing from other parents who have gone through similar situations can help reduce your worry. Visit the Today’s Military: For Parents website to read stories and suggestions for support and guidance.
What are the eligibility requirements to serve in the military?
What should your child do if they are interested in serving in the military?