Supporting your child’s education is one of your most important responsibilities as a parent. By cultivating a love of learning and knowledge at a young age, you put your child on a path for success so they can open doors on endless future opportunities. Military OneSource helps you build a strong foundation of learning for your child. This includes nurturing learning at home, building a relationship with your child’s school and tapping into the support and resources of your military community – all to help you help your kids succeed.

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Special Needs Consultations

Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.

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Staying Connected With Your Child’s Teachers During a 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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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 Kids

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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Try These Home-Schooling Tips, Resources

Your child may be out of school, but there is no need to take a break from learning. Get set for success using these tips and resources within the military community and beyond.

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