Information about schools & education in DeKalb County 

Wide Open School

Powered by Common Sense Media, Wide Open School offers resources for families and educators from Pre-K and beyond.

On My Way Pre-K

A program that provides financial assistance for low-income families who have a 4 year old that is ready to attend pre-school. You can apply for On My Way Pre-K online.

PBS Fort Wayne Learn at Home

PBS Fort Wayne has partnered with Indiana’s Department of Education to offer access to At Home Learning Resources.

Call & Learn Hotline

The Call & Learn Hotline links K-12 students across the state with volunteers from IRTA, the American Federation of Teachers Indiana, and the Indiana State Teachers Association. The Call & Learn Hotline is open every weekday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. ET.Students and parents can call toll-free (877) 45-STUDY (877-457-8839) to request assistance from a volunteer educator.

Ask Rose Homework Help

Call, chat, or email with a Tutor from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

If you are in need of child care or financial assistance for child care, visit the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration’s website below.

Find local child care opportunities in your area with this provider map from Indiana Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA).

Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.

COVID-19 information from The Child Care Resource Center. If you are in need of child care and are unsure of where to start call, 1-800-932-3302