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 children 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 children.

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Advance Enrollment for Military Children

Advance Enrollment, an initiative that enables parents to pre-enroll their children in a school district before they arrive at their PCS destination, is now the policy in 34 states.

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School Options Available to Military Children

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

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Staying Connected With Your Child’s Teachers During Your Deployment

No matter where you are around the country or the world, you can still support your child’s education. With communication technology and strong interest, you can keep up with their grades and stay in touch with their teachers. Let your children know that school and education are important — whether you’re home or deployed.

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College Scholarships for Military Teens and How to Apply

Military families have two scholarships designed just for military kids to help ease rising college costs. The Fisher House Foundation administers the Scholarships for Military Children Program and the Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship.

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Preparing Young Adults for Their First Job – Strategies for Being a Good Employee

So, your child is getting ready to look for work. Whether he or she is still in school or just starting the search, there are plenty of resources to help military families get a leg up in the job hunt

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