The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund was authorized bySection 18003 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide emergency aid to states to … [Read more...] about Tracking how Kentucky schools are using ARP funds to address learning loss during non-school hours
As more kids across Kentucky head back to school this week, the Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) is taking a moment to reflect on this past summer as it comes to a close. The summer of 2021 was … [Read more...] about New research: Despite providing critical services, summer programs continue to remain out of reach for many low-income children and families in Kentucky
With the passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) ESSER funds, the out-of-school time (OST) field has the opportunity to leverage a historic investment in afterschool and summer programs. While the … [Read more...] about New guidance series helps OST field make sense of American Rescue Plan (ARP) terminology
Yesterday, the Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) kicked off Summer Learning Week with a special webinar: "Serving Kids with Disabilities When School Is Out." During this webinar, we … [Read more...] about KYOSA Kicks Off Summer Learning Week with a Special Webinar: Serving Kids with Disabilities When School Is Out
This summer will be one for the books. As states begin to lift statewide coronavirus-related restrictions and vaccinations continue to roll out, the public is hopeful for a return to normal in the … [Read more...] about Your Voice Matters
The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance is proud to partner with our colleagues from around the country to launch the Statewide Afterschool Networks (SAN) Summer Re-Boot Camp, a free program consisting of … [Read more...] about Creating a Summer Like No Other: Free Virtual Summer Re-Boot Camp 2021
Parents Cite Cost as the Greatest Barrier to Participation WASHINGTON, DC — After a year of isolation, learning loss, and trauma for many students, this summer will be especially important for … [Read more...] about New Study: Kentucky Parents Praise Summer Learning Programs But, Even Before COVID-19, Programs Were Out of Reach for Many Kentucky Children
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
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!
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!