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Created on Friday, 12 May 2017 10:44

Secretaries Cite "Deep Concerns" in Response to PA House Budget Proposal

In April, Secretaries Pedro Rivera and Ted Dallas joined their colleagues at the Departments of Health, Aging and Drug and Alcohol Programs to issue

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Created on Friday, 12 May 2017 10:43

Legislation Proposed to Fight Chronic Absenteeism

In April, Representatives Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) introduced the ... Read more >

Created on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 10:20


Out-of-school time (OST) programs in Pennsylvania serve K-12 and are available before- and afterschool, including weekends and summer. PSAYDN, with the generous support from foundations, EECapacity and Harrisburg University, has led the

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Created on Friday, 12 May 2017 10:42

Students Plant, Give Marigolds to Older Residents

Last month, a group of children in an afterschool program in

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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.