2017: A Year in Review

2017: A Year in Review

In 2017, Kansas Enrichment Network celebrated its 15th year anniversary of ensuring that all Kansas youth have access to safe, affordable, and high-quality out-of-school time learning.  The year was spent training afterschool staff, advocating for out-of-school time...
House Appropriations Committee cuts afterschool by $191 million

House Appropriations Committee cuts afterschool by $191 million

Erik Peterson, Afterschool Alliance | July 20, 2017   The full House Appropriations Committee met for a marathon mark up of the FY2018 education-funding bill on July 19, starting at 9:30 a.m. and lasting late into the evening. The FY2018 Labor, Health and Human...
Afterschool for All Challenge Speaks to Officials in D.C.

Afterschool for All Challenge Speaks to Officials in D.C.

AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE, JUNE 8, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Recent Lawrence High School Grad Jazmyne McNair Returns to Kansas After Sharing Views on Afterschool Programs with Officials in Washington, D.C.   Washington, D.C. – Jazmyne McNair, who recently graduated from...
Day at the Capitol

Day at the Capitol

On Thursday, March 9, the Kansas Enrichment Network hosted the annual Day at the Capitol event. The Kansas Regional Afterschool Ambassadors, KC STEM Alliance, Olathe Northwest High School First Robotics team, Quincy Elementary Visual Arts Learning Academy, and Topeka...