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Parents and Students
Below are links to information for parents and students.
Adult and Family Education (AFE) is a federally established agency that: (1) re-grants federal and local funds to eligible providers of adult education services; (2) facilitates state leadership activities including professional development, technical assistance and monitoring; and, (3) maintains and reports state and local program performance, progress and outcome data.
Higher Education Financial Services (HEFS) administers the District of Columbia’s state-level higher education grant programs: the DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG) and DC Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (DCLEAP) in additional to the merit based grant the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
The Division of Early Childhood Education provides leadership and coordination to ensure that all District of Columbia children, from birth to kindergarten entrance, have access to high quality early childhood development programs and are well prepared for school.
The KIDS Capital website is a place where kids can have fun and learn about DC and its history.
The Division of Special Education provides the public with access to information about special education related services, approved placements and direct on line connections to helpful documents. Our website will be routinely updated with reports, guidelines and brochures to assist families, educators, administrators and other educational advocates.
The Special Education Division of Transportation (DOT) is a transportation entity that consistently provides safe and appropriate transportation services to eligible special education students.
The mission of the Wellness and Nutrition Services Division is to work with schools and community based organizations to promote positive healthy behaviors and to improve the quality of life for children and youth in the District of Columbia.