A programming competition that invites students to program robots that work in zero gravity is expanding, with teams of middle schoolers working together this summer in nine states.
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June 13, 2014
May 19, 2014
The Afterschool Alliance and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities recently presented a webinar about partnerships between public housing authorities and after-school providers.
May 16, 2014
Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio said after-school programs are "a crucial part of what we're doing" to improve education in New York City.
April 25, 2014
Dance draws middle school girls to the SHINE program and helps them understand mathematical concepts once they're there.
April 09, 2014
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting a discussion of a citizen-science initiative that has students test water in Washington's Anacostia River.
April 02, 2014
The new budget passed by the New York legislature excludes plans by both the governor and New York City's mayor to secure new, dedicated funds for after-school initiatives.
March 24, 2014
The Wallace Foundation is providing $5.35 million to develop and pilot after-school arts programs for urban, low-income tweens.
March 05, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to double the number of middle school students in after-school programs over the next year.
February 11, 2014
A new after-school initiative encourages students to cultivate their STEM knowledge through problem-solving and invention.
January 23, 2014
The nonprofit TED (technology, engineering, design) recently launched an effort to get students presenting their own short, expert lectures.