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Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:26

Resource – The Value of Out-of-School Time Programs

Better understand the value and effectiveness of OST programs. Download The Value of Out-of-School Time Programs.

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Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:23

Study: Career and Tech Ed (CTE) Provides Slight Boost for High School Achievement

Students who take career and technical education courses during their junior or senior year in high school are 1.5 percent more likely to graduate on time and 1.6 percent less likely to drop out of high school for each CTE course taken, a new

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Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:23

Become a Local Imagination Library Champion

Each month, Imagination Library mails a high quality, age appropriate book to registered children at no cost to the child’s family. The Imagination Library partners with Local Champions who help bring the program to cities, towns and

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Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:19

What Could the Tax Cut Bill Mean for Afterschool Programs?

Changes impacting charitable deductions that support nonprofits like many afterschool providers – the tax cut bill released by the Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) is based largely on the Trump

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2017-20 Cohort 9 RFA

Important Dates
• Letter of intent due: May 4, 2017
• Applications due: May 26, 2017
• Grant period: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2020

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant is a competitive grant that provides federal funding to establish community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students and their families. These opportunities must occur during non-school hours or periods when school is not in session to help students attending high-poverty and low-performing schools to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects. Centers must also offer students a broad array of activities that can complement their regular academic programs, to offer literacy and other educational services to their families.