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DODEA school lunch price to increase in 2017-2018

If your child purchases school lunches at a Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) school, prices will be increasing for the upcoming...

Healthy, active children and academic achievement

Nutrition and physical activity are linked to academic achievement, so making sure your children are healthy and active will assist them in reaching...

Growing up overseas: A DODEA student story

Growing up as a military civilian kid to two DODEA teachers, my exposure to the US was slim. In fact, my entire upbringing was unique compared to...

How to raise a motivated student

School success isn't possible without a love of learning. How can you encourage both?

My military kid is still struggling in school: Now what?

So much can go wrong when transferring schools, even if you check all the right boxes. But what can you do, as a parent, to help remedy some of these...

Be a homework genius! 7 ways to help your child with any subject

My child asks me for help with his school work, and at least once a week I am losing badly at “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

PCSing to the US with a rising kindergartener

If your child is entering kindergarten and you find yourself moving back to the States, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Child building LEGO structures.

KES students compete in First Lego League

Kaiserslautern Elementary School (KES), for the second year in a row, competed in the First Lego League (FLL) competition sponsored by DODEA. ...

John Casey of Ramstein High School is representing the Department of Defense Education Activity in the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C., a merit-based, competitive program for the nation's top student leaders. COURTESY JOHN CASEY

DODEA Europe seniors among nation’s top student leaders in D.C.

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Two American students attending Defense Department schools overseas are getting a close-up look at the federal...

Lt. Gen. Richard Clark shakes hands with Ramstein Intermediate School, Germany, fifth-grader Skylar Murray on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Clark slipped him a military coin for being one of his school's most prolific readers. JENNIFER H. SVAN/STARS AND STRIPES

Ramstein’s Dr. Seuss readers get a glimpse of the places that they’ll go

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Students at Ramstein Intermediate School connected with a three-star general Thursday over the words of one of...

How to build a relationship with your child's school

If you have pre K-12 children, you most likely want to feel a connection with your children's school.

Attending a non-DOD school

Some duty stations in Europe do not have DOD schools in some or all grades.

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