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.
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January 26, 2015
November 07, 2014
The deadline is drawing near for applications from university researchers to partner with out-of-school providers to study literacy in after-school programs through a competitive grant program from the National Institute on Out-of-School Time.
October 27, 2014
The Preschool Development Grants will give winning states the opportunity to bolster their current preschool programs, or help new programs get off the ground.
October 10, 2014
The regional resource centers that provided technical assistance to states on special education issues are being restructured into a large center that will provide help to states nationwide.
September 26, 2014
The nonprofit Captain Planet Foundation is offering small grants to schools and local nonprofit organizations to expand environmental education through hands-on, project-based lessons designed to teach students to be stewards of the environment.
September 17, 2014
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is fighting against the common core in his state, pitting him against the state schools chief and board of education.
September 15, 2014
The federal grant competition is divided into two strands: one for states just getting started with preschool, and another for states that already have well-established programs.
July 31, 2014
With a newly awarded grant from the Newark Charter School Fund, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools plans to work to better address the needs of students with disabilities in Newark charter schools.
July 25, 2014
Tribes will be able to apply for competitive grants to reform aspects of Bureau of Indian Education schools.
June 27, 2014
An outdated formula for allocating federal money is leading to what may be unintended funding disparities, according to a recent policy brief from the New America Foundation.