The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) is proud to be celebrating Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week on April 19-23 2021, along with the National AfterSchool Association, to recognize, … [Read more...] about Celebrating the #HeartOfAfterschool
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!
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
Given the possibility that the federal government could soon approve another COVID-19 relief package, KYOSA is gearing up to make the case at the state level for directing some of the bill's education … [Read more...] about KYOSA Launching New Program Spotlight Series
During their Virtual Advocate Forum last week, Kentucky Youth Advocates released their 2021 Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children state policy priorities, which seeks to address issues around child … [Read more...] about Kentucky Youth Advocates Releases 2021 State Policy Priorities, “Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children”
WASHINGTON, DC — Many more Kentucky parents want afterschool programs for theirchildren than are able to access them, according to a household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance and … [Read more...] about America After 3 PM Survey Reveals High Parent Satisfaction But Huge Unmet Demand for Afterschool in Kentucky
Berea, Kentucky – Sept. 16, 2020 – The STEM Next Opportunity Fund today announced a multi-year grant to the Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance as part of the Million Girls Moonshot. The Intel Foundation … [Read more...] about Million Girls Moonshot Comes to Kentucky!
In February 2020, KYOSA was awarded a $10,000 Data Project Grant, sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and the Mott Foundation, in order to help the network build the … [Read more...] about New Partnership Allows KYOSA to Map Gaps in Tech Access Among Households Across Kentucky
When and how students learn has taken on new meaning since the COVID-19 pandemic hit our communities. The shift to remote learning was so swift that many school districts are still working to address … [Read more...] about Amid coronavirus crisis, summer learning is more essential than ever for students
Once again the Trump administration's budget proposal has called for the complete elimination of the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers program, the principal federal funding stream … [Read more...] about Administration Slashes Funding For Afterschool Programs