SC Department of Education Criteria for Purple Star
- Assign a designated liaison to be a single point of contact for military families and military-connected students who is trained to support issues that face military families, including relocation, deployment, loss, and academic training
- Create a website specifically for military families to provide current information about schools and the district
- Adhere to the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission to ensure that students receive transfer credit from previous schools so they will not have to retake classes
- Ensure that transfer students can participate in sports, clubs, and other school enrichment programs
- Provide specialized training for school counselors, staff, and administrators.