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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 FAQs

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

(DSSR270) Special Needs Education Allowance (SNEA) amendments effective November 20, 2022.

Ask GCLO! Live Webinar – Education and Youth

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

Key Education Topics

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