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Education and Youth

The quality of schooling available to one's family is one of the most important factors Foreign Service parents consider when choosing an assignment.

Education FAQ's

It is wise for families to explore the schooling options at all of the posts under consideration, including the Washington, D.C. area.

Please view the topics listed below. For additional assistance, email

Key Education Topics

U.S. Department of State

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