On April 12th, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released new guidance on developing summer learning programs and opportunities during the upcoming school year to accelerate student learning … [Read more...] about KDE issues new guidance on accelerating student learning during summer and the upcoming school year
BREAKING NEWS: Yesterday, President Biden signed into law the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which provides $30.35 billion for afterschool and summer learning programs across the United … [Read more...] about $30B soon available for afterschool and summer learning!
Lend your voice to continue to raise awareness about the effects of the pandemic on your afterschool and summer learning programs. Afterschool and summer programs continue to face numerous … [Read more...] about Complete the latest wave of the Afterschool Alliance’s COVID-19 tracking survey and win a $50 gift card!
The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance's (KYOSA's) first edition of Out-of-School Time in Kentucky--a study that provides a pre-pandemic description of Kentucky's out-of-school time (i.e. before/after … [Read more...] about “Out-of-School Time in Kentucky” fact sheet and summary of key findings now available online
News release from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) FRANKFORT, KY – Many Kentucky families depend on free or reduced-price meals during the school year. When school is out for the summer, … [Read more...] about KDE’s 2021 Summer Food Service Program seeking sponsors to provide summer meals
News release from the Prichard Committee LEXINGTON, KY - In a survey of more than 1,400 Kentucky families, more than 45% of respondents indicated that they have had to change job status due to … [Read more...] about Recent survey finds overwhelming support for public investment in child care
In response to the severity and enormity of the societal challenges America faces that require entrepreneurial leaders to pursue innovative solutions, the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) … [Read more...] about Applications for new $25,000 Summer Innovation Fellowship due on February 12th
By Tom Haggard, Director, Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance As vaccine-laden trucks roll across the United States, it is impossible to miss the vital role that afterschool and summer learning … [Read more...] about Afterschool programs: A critical tool to rebuild from COVID-19
On December 21, 2020, the Senate passed a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill. While the final COVID-19 relief package provides opportunities for out-of-school time (OST) programs similar to those … [Read more...] about COVID-19 relief bill includes funds for out-of-school programs
Maps and data can provide quantitative confirmation of anecdotal stories of racial disparities many know to exist and can help guide policymakers when it comes to designing policies that will ensure … [Read more...] about KYOSA Data Explorer highlights racial disparities in access to out-of-school programs across Kentucky
The New York Life Foundation is seeking applications from afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving underserved middle-school youth. In total, $1.35 million in grants will be awarded … [Read more...] about Grants for middle school out-of-school programs