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EdSource stories tagged with: After School Programs
September 23, 2021
Low-income districts have priority funding for a nine-hour day and 30-day summer school; lacking staff, they'll have an extra year to plan.
December 11, 2020
Tighter budgets have created greater competition for finite resources. As a result, we have seen funding for quality afterschool programming fall behind.
August 11, 2020
Some California students may find themselves in child care in the very classrooms they are barred from entering for in-person instruction.
July 26, 2019
Many programs struggle to keep up with operational costs, potentially limiting access to STEM offered outside of school hours.
March 14, 2019
Leaders of youth-serving organizations in California and elsewhere said William Singer, who pleaded guilty to orchestrating an elaborate fraud to skirt admission standards at elite universities, falsely claimed to be partnering with them to help low-income children go to college.
March 12, 2019
Initiative takes afterschool programs to affordable housing communities.
March 29, 2018
The federal budget includes $1.21 billion for programs to help children in high-poverty areas with reading, math and science homework after school.
February 21, 2018
Proposed cuts to federal program would be catastrophic for local after-school partnerships.
June 12, 2017
Failing to invest in after-school and summer programs would undermine two decades of work to help communities close the learning gap for children of color, low-income children and working class families.
May 2, 2017
No cost-of-living increases, a rising minimum wage and a threat of cutbacks in federal funding are making it difficult for after-school programs to prosper.
April 6, 2016
The reimbursement rate for program providers has not increased in 10 years.
July 22, 2015
Advocates are encouraged that the program is receiving bipartisan support.
July 20, 2015
An increase in employee costs are straining budgets.
April 15, 2015
California received more than $127 million for programs in 2014-15.