DDESS Special Arrangement Law and Legal Definition

According to 32 CFR 69.3 [Title 32 -- National Defense; Subtitle A -- Department of Defense; Chapter I -- Office of the Secretary of Defense; Subchapter D -- Personnel, Military and Civilian; Part 69 -- School Boards for Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools], DDESS special arrangement is an agreement between the Secretary of Defense, or designee, and a local public education agency whereby a school or a school system operated by the local public education agency provides educational services to eligible dependent children of U.S. military personnel and federally employed civilian personnel. Arrangements result in partial or total Federal funding to the local public education agency for the educational services provided.