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...
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...