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On-site at several schools within Norfolk Public Schools, more than one thousand (1,000) military-connected students were recently given the opportunity to participate in a hands-on demonstration/training session for using the for U.S. Military Families program. is a Department of Defense funded program that provides on-demand, online academic support and homework assistance at no cost to students in eligible Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps families around the world.

Academic Support for Military-Connected Students allows students to anonymously connect with an expert tutor online at any time for personalized help with homework, studying, test preparation, proofreading and more.  Academic support is available in all the core subjects (English, mathematics, social studies, and science) as well as some world languages.  Students may access the program 24 hours a day, seven days a week using any internet-enabled device to include smart phones and tablets; no appointment is necessary.  A free mobile app is also available on any iOS or Android device.

 For more information about the for U.S. Military Families program, visit, e-mail, or connect via social media at and In addition, you may also reach out to the Department of Interagency Collaboration and Wraparound Services at 757-628-3930.