My Child Care DC provides parents with access to child care information in DC. Parents can use this site to find licensed child care, compare child care options, and learn about early learning resources.
My Child Care DC
DC Child Care Services
DC's Child Care Assistance Program provides subsidized child care to low-income families, families receiving TANF and participating in education and training, teen parents seeking a high school degree or equivalent, and families pursuing additional education.
Clear Expectations on Readiness
Use this guidebook to learn more about how different communities navigate The Pathway to College for their most underserved students and how you could adopt these practices and tools in your own communities.
“While it goes without question that students need strong academic skills to succeed in postsecondary education, our research indicates that “college readiness” must be more broadly conceived. In a recent study, we interviewed almost 200 community college faculty, staff and students. These interviews made abundantly clear that certain non-academic skills, behaviors and attitudes are equally germane to college success.”
College Preparation Checklist
The US Department of Education - Federal Student Aid Office developed this checklist to help students prepare for college and understand the financial resources available for college.
DC Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement for Single Individuals
DC's Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement for Single Individuals connects individuals experiencing homelessness with outreach and drop-in centers, showers and laundry, meals, and shelters.
Discover Business Degrees: ACT Prep
This website provides a list of tools, resources, and study tactics to help students prepare for the ACT and earn a business degree.
Discover Business Degrees: SAT Prep
This website provides a list of tools, resources, and study tactics to help students prepare for the SAT and earn a business degree.
This website provides tools and resources to help students plan for college or career.
Ensuring College Readiness and Academic System Alignment for All Students: A Tactical Guidebook
The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), supported by Lumina Foundation, developed this tactical guidebook to explain how communities work towards greater academic alignment and increase college readiness for underserved students. This guidebook is divided into the following seven chapters.
• Chapter 1: Develop Students’ Aspiration for College
• Chapter 2: Offer High-Quality College-Readiness Curriculum
• Chapter 3: Deliver Learning Outside the Classroom
• Chapter 4: Increase Financial Awareness and Readiness for College
• Chapter 5: Guide Students Through the College Admissions Process
• Chapter 6: Create On-Ramps to Get Back on the College Track
• Chapter 7: Ease the Transition to College
Federal Student Aid for Adult Students
The US Department of Education - Federal Student Aid Office developed this fact sheet on the types of federal student aid available for adult students.