21st Century After-school Programs Connect Kids to Careers, Advocates Tell Congress

Colby Holmes, a recent high school graduate from the small town of New Hope, Alabama, found himself on Capitol Hill this week. He and his mother came with Paul Morin, coordinator of the Alabama Afterschool Community Network.

A year ago, Colby was experimenting with making portable solar panels in an after-school program funded by 21st Century Community Learning Centers and Boeing Corp. Read the full story at