21st CCLC Funding Saved and INCREASED in FY 2018

21st CCLC Funding Saved and INCREASED in FY 2018

Despite threats to veto, President Trump signed $1.3 trillion FY 2018 omnibus spending bill, which will fund the government through September 30th. The bill increased 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) funding by $20 million more than FY 2017. The...
Afterschool Funding Eliminated from President’s Budget

Afterschool Funding Eliminated from President’s Budget

President Trump’s budget calls for eliminating federal funding for local afterschool and summer programs. This funding currently supports 57 Kansas programs. It’s now up to us to tell Congress to reject the Administration’s proposal much like they...
Kansas 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition

Kansas 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is conducting a 2018 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant (21st CCLC) competition. The Request for Applications (RFA) for both New Applicants and Re-Applying Applicants are located on the KSDE website. Districts...
It’s Back to Afterschool!

It’s Back to Afterschool!

Guest author: Tony Yungeberg Across the nation, millions of schoolchildren are settling back into the school-day routine now that summer is in the rearview mirror. The words, “homework,” “essay,” and “pop quiz” are reemerging after a long summer’s hibernation, and...