For Children and Youth

Providing the best possible education for your children so they can reach their dreams is a parental goal. Military OneSource offers information and tools on helping you give your children the best chance for success. You’ll find ways to foster a child’s love for learning, develop life skills that extend far beyond the classroom, help your kids transition to new schools and prepare for college and the workplace. Tap into the support and resources of your military community to help you raise smart, responsible kids.

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Department of Education Federal Impact Aid Program – How You Can Help Your Child’s School

You can help your child’s school get more funding through the Department of Defense’s Impact Aid for Military Connected School Districts. Just fill out and turn in the Impact Aid form or survey, and the Department of Education provides extra money for schools with a large number of military students.

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What Schools Are Available to Children on Military Installations?

When it’s time to relocate, you need to know what education opportunities are available for your children at the new installation. The Department of Defense is committed to making sure all military children have the opportunity for a quality education that prepares them for success.

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The Department of Defense Education Activity — Strong Foundations for Military-Connected Children

With frequent moves for military families, finding the right school for your child is a crucial way to ease their transition. Department of Defense Education Activity schools provide education for children of service members and Department of Defense civilians that’s competitive with any school system, from pre-K through high school.

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How School Liaisons Help Students Realize Education Goals and More

Learn how school liaisons can help with a wide variety of child and youth education issues.

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Advance Enrollment for Military Children

A temporary waiver, which will allow your military child to pre-enroll for school before you arrive at your PCS destination, is now obtainable in 19 states.

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Installation Program Directory

Find programs and services at your local installation.