New York State legislators increased funding for the state's after-school program despite Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to reduce its budget.
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April 03, 2015
March 19, 2015
The federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers program should be eliminated, says a Brookings Institution researcher, because the after-school programs it funds have not succeeded at improving academic outcomes for low-income students.
March 16, 2015
Nonprofits organizations providing after-school programs risk having to shut down because they lack basic financial management skills.
March 12, 2015
Parents overwhelmingly report that their children's after-school programs provide healthy snacks and opportunities for physical activity, but results of a survey also find a lot of variability in quantity and quality of health and wellness after school.
February 25, 2015
A Vermont lawmaker proposes a bill to open before- and after-school programs in every community by establishing a $4.5 million matching-grant program.
February 24, 2015
Google announces partnerships with New York City, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and AmeriCorps VISTA to bring its after-school computer coding program to more than 100,000 4th through 8th graders across the country.
February 20, 2015
The 4-H national youth organization is expanding an after-school dropout-prevention program for Hispanic high school students in New York City and two other cities with a $2 million grant from New York Life Foundation.
February 04, 2015
A bipartisan bill aims to strengthen the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program and protect funds for after-school programs.
January 26, 2015
The growth in after-school programs, especially those focused on academics and enrichment activities in the arts, computer coding, and hands-on science, all have at least one challenge in common—funding.
January 09, 2015
The YMCA is seeking to expand an after-school pilot program designed to help close the achievement gap for low-income children after early research found that students are showing significant gains in the social-emotional skills they need to do well in school.