The executive director of Afterschool Alliance says under President Obama's budget proposal more than 100,000 kids would lose access to quality after-school programs.
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February 11, 2016
February 05, 2016
A new report explores how eight successful extended-learning programs in seven states worked to build an array of social and emotional skills in students.
February 01, 2016
A new report from the American Youth Policy Forum supports collaboration between after-school programs and competency-based learning as a means to better prepare students for college and careers.
December 09, 2015
A new report from the Noyce Foundation offers some lessons learned from a project that partnered schools with after-school providers to boost students' interest in and engagement with science programming.
October 01, 2015
The Afterschool Alliance expands its advocacy and outreach network by naming 15 program leaders from across the country to serve as its 2015-16 after-school ambassadors.
September 30, 2015
A majority of parents say an important factor in selecting an after-school program for their children is access to quality, hands-on projects in STEM fields.
September 15, 2015
Deborah Vandell has stepped down as founding dean of the School of Education at the University of California, to pursue her research into ways of ensuring quality in after-school and summer programs, especially for low-income children.
July 27, 2015
A California lawmaker proposes a last-ditch effort to save some state-funded, after-school programs from closing.
July 22, 2015
Strong leadership, efficient use of data, and high standards are key elements to building successful citywide after-school systems, according to a new report from the Wallace Foundation.
July 17, 2015
The U.S. Senate protects the largest federal after-school funding source in its reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, setting up a conflict with the House of Representatives, which wants to eliminate the program.