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...
Letters send wave of afterschool support to Capitol Hill

Letters send wave of afterschool support to Capitol Hill

Jillian Luchner, Afterschool Alliance | April 13, 2017   On April 10, the Afterschool Alliance released a letter signed by 139 national and more than 1,000 state and local organizations, calling on House and Senate appropriators to fund the 21st Century Community...
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...

Letter to the Editor, Leavenworth Times – Michael Puppolo

The following letter appeared in the Leavenworth Times on February 7, 2017. Program helps shape our youth   To the editor: I just wanted to take the opportunity to recognize Director Kim Taylor, the staff and the administrators of the Horizon Kids after school...