Afterschool and Summer Program Funding on the Chopping Block in Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget

SUMMARY The Trump Administration recently released its proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year. As the Afterschool Alliance aptly points out, this budget includes proposals to eliminate the 21st Century Community Learning Centers initiative, which funds various afterschool and summer learning programs in every state and territory in the...
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Afterschool Programs a Great Way to Empower Young Women

SUMMARY An article in the Jefferson City News Tribune details some of the efforts being taken by an afterschool program at Lewis and Clark Middle School called the Girls...
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PTAs Must Consider Wide Variety of Issues in Their Fundraising Efforts

SUMMARY An article in The New York Times profiles a public school in New York and the challenges its PTA has had in its fundraising efforts in the wake...
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Afterschool Programs are Vastly Under-Funded, Yet are Crucial to a Child’s Development

SUMMARY According to a Family Education article, two thirds of parents say they have a hard time finding afterschool programs in their local areas, this despite research also saying...
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Schools Have a Responsibility to Prevent Sexual Assault, Create Culture of Safety

SUMMARY According to an article in Phi Delta Kappan, sexual misconduct committed by educators and educational staff is nothing new. Yet while there is widespread awareness of the issue,...
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