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!
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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 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
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
Despite demand soaring to an all-time high this past year, a new data mapping tool created by the Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) and PolicyMap, reveals that most out-of-school time (OST) … [Read more...] about Cost of Kentucky’s Out-of-School Time Programs Unaffordable for Most Working Families, New Data Mapping Tool Reveals
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
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