Resources

Education Support/Help

www.tutor.com/military
The Tutor.com network of over 2,200 professional tutors has delivered more than 3.5 million one-to-one tutoring sessions. Each tutor has earned a degree and has completed extensive background checks. Online homework help is available.

www.militarychild.org: MCEC is a non-profit, world-wide organization that identifies the challenges that face the highly mobile military child.

www.khanacademy.org: Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to anyone completely free of charge and is a great resource for tutoring or helping your child at home.

Department of Defense Supports

www.dodea.edu
DoDEA's schools serve the children of military service members and Department of Defense civilian employees throughout the world.

http://www.dodea.edu/Partnership/
The Department of Defense Educational Partnership Directorate has launched a new website focused on providing information that directly relates to the work of educators and administrators in military-connected school systems. The site provides a wealth of information about resources available for schools located around the country that serve military families, and provides information for school liaison officers which will help point schools in the direction of available resources.

www.dodea.edu/nonDoD/index.cfm
The Non Dod School Program (NDSP) provides support and funding for the education of authorized command-sponsored dependents of military members and Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees assigned to overseas areas where no DoDEA school is available within the commuting area.

Military Support Organizations

www.militaryonesource.com
Designed to help with life's issues. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year you can access information.

www.militarykidsconnect.t2.health.mil
MilitaryKidsConnect (MKC) is an online community of military children (ages 6-17 yr old) that provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children from pre-deployment, through a parent's or caregiver's return.

http://afterdeployment.t2.health.mil
This site provides resources, videos and resources for post deployment.

www.operationmilitarykids.org
Through a network of community partners, OMK provides youth program opportunities for school age, middle school and teenaged youth and connects them to support resources where they live.

www.USA4MilitaryFamilies.org
The USA4 Military Families initiative seeks to engage and educate state policymakers, not-for-profit associations, concerned business interests, and other state leaders about the needs of Military members and their families, particularly as those needs intersect with state public policy. Through state/military partnerships, DoD seeks to develop relationships with states, work with them to remove unnecessary barriers, and significantly improve the quality of life for military families.

http://www.nmfa.org
NMFA, "The Voice for Military Families," is dedicated to providing information to and representing the interests of Family members of the uniformed services. In addition to information on deployment, education, Family life and health care, NMFA provides valuable links to other useful sites designed to give you the latest information available. They have a "Back to School" section which includes many links to valuable information on education for students and parents.

U.S. Department of Education
ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

Military Impacted Schools Association
Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA) is a national organization representing school districts that serve high concentrations of military children. The organization works to provide a continuum of quality education for all military children.

Legislation/Policy

www.mic3.net
The Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission has information, resources, and member map of the Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunities for Military Children.

No Child Left Behind
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is a landmark in education reform designed to improve student achievement and change the culture of America's schools.