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After-school programs are understaffed, leaving students unsupervised and underserved

Unprecedented staffing shortages have plagued schools across the country throughout the year, and those issues have not spared after-school programs. About three-quarters of after-school program providers who responded to a recent survey of Edge Research for Afterschool Alliance said it is having trouble hiring or retaining staff. Suburban program providers were more likely to report […]

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Alabama school districts fire early, cancel extracurricular activities, move to remote learning Thursday

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) – School districts across our region have important decisions to make Thursday to keep your children safe as the inclement weather heads this way. Many are calling for early layoffs, no extracurricular activities and distance learning. Local organization seeks to reform police training At this time, schools in the town of Bessemer […]

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United Way receives grant to support after-school programs in Haverhill, Methuen, Lawrence

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley will work with Haverhill, Methuen and Lawrence, among other economically disadvantaged communities, to provide support for after-school and out-of-school programs, representing an opportunity for recovery of impacts on student learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency received a $4.5 million grant from the Massachusetts Department of […]

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Houston-area school districts cancel after-school activities ahead of winter storm

February 3, 2022Updated: February 3, 2022 11:02 p.m. School buses are seen in another district’s bus barn in 2020. Jason Fochtman, Houston Chronicle/Team Photographer Several Houston-area school districts announced plans to close campuses on Friday due to winter weather in the area. Houston will experience wet conditions and freezing temperatures throughout the day Thursday. LIVE […]

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Extracurricular activities continue despite remote learning

MORGANFIELD, Ky. (WFIE) – Schools in Webster County held Non-Traditional Education (NTI) classes on Thursday and Friday. Union County schools have had their students online all week. Despite this, the rivalry basketball game between the two high schools is proceeding as scheduled on Friday night. Officials at both schools say that whenever they cancel in-person […]

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CDC faces rejection of recommendations for extracurricular activities

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – Amid rising omicron cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is suggesting schools across the country “cancel or suspend” extracurricular activities like sports and marching band — whatever they consider it a “high-risk activity”. For the CDC, “high-risk activity” is anything that raises your heart rate — from singing, exercising and […]

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New York State DOH issues recall requirement for extracurricular activities

New guidelines from the New York State Department of Health will prevent certain students, teachers and school personnel from participating in sports, extracurricular and extracurricular activities, based on their recall status. The guidelines — issued to school districts and local health departments last Monday — state that anyone age 12 and older who is eligible […]

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New reminder requirement for extracurricular activities, according to state guidelines

Job : January 13, 2022 / 11:48 a.m. EST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 11:49 a.m. EST ALBANY, NY (WROC) – New guidelines from the New York State Department of Health will prevent certain students, teachers and school personnel from participating in sports, extracurricular and extracurricular activities, depending on their recall status . How […]

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State Board spends $26 million on student data collection and after-school programs

DRINK (IdahoEdNews.org) – The State Board of Education on Thursday earmarked some $26 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to improve a state data collection system, funding additional learning opportunities, among other things. . The money comes from the latest and largest round of emergency relief funds for elementary and secondary schools sent to Idaho […]

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Grand Rapids public schools cancel sports and extracurricular activities January 5 amid winter storm warning

UPDATE: Grand Rapids Public Schools announced Wednesday night that the district will be closed Thursday, Jan.6 due to inclement weather. In addition to the absence of classes, all extracurricular, sports and night activities are canceled. GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Public schools in Grand Rapids canceled all after-school events on Wednesday, January 5, as western Michigan […]

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Oregon officials warn of ‘rapid’ transmission of COVID-19 in school activities

Oregon education and health officials say if schools continue to organize extracurricular activities, “they should expect rapid transmission of COVID-19” which could prevent students from being able to attend in-person classes due to isolation and quarantine periods. Oregon education and health officials issued the warning Monday in an advisory. Agencies say schools and organizations must […]

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CA expanded school programs without expanding construction funding

If the Democratic leaders in the state assembly are successful, the next state budget will spend $ 10 billion of a planned surplus of $ 30 billion to repair and expand facilities in school districts in the kindergarten to grade 12. The money would dramatically reduce construction needs which have grown since voters rejected a […]

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NJ health officials call for vaccine rule for school activities

While schools in the southern half of New Jersey announced their closures Monday due to the first winter storm of the season, others have chosen not to reopen after the holidays citing the skyrocketing omicron variant of COVID-19. Red Bank District Public Schools said in a message posted on the district website that “the high […]

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SICS cancels after-school programs following social media threat

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — Springfield International Charter School canceled all afternoon programs on Friday after parents and students drew attention to an alleged social media threat. The school says Springfield police have been notified of the message and a person who claimed ownership of the threat has been identified. On Friday, acting principal Justin Baker […]

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Staff Shortages Mean Some CMS Extracurricular Programs Cannot Meet NC Licensing Standards | WFAE 90.7

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will return state child care licenses for six of its 80 extracurricular locations and relax staffing standards at 21 of them. Associate Superintendent Ann White told the school board this week the changes are necessary to deal with the lack of staff. “Like other school districts in the state and nation right now, […]

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Grants support innovative school programs | News, Sports, Jobs

SUPPORT – Three teachers from the Harrison Hills City School District received $ 600 in best practice grants from the Jefferson County Educational Service Center at the school board meeting on Thursday. Pictured, left to right, JCESC Director of Special Education Amber Fomenko with educators Alisha Steele, Jaclyn Cottrell and Susan Macenczak. – Contributed CADIZ […]

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New Grant Now Available to Help Build Farm-to-School Programs in Washington State | Local

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has opened the application for the new farm-to-school purchase grants. The grants are available to schools, daycares, and summer meal program operators for the purchase and use of Washington-grown foods in infant nutrition programs. More information on this new grant program and links to the application […]

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Governor Ducey announces $ 375,000 to support after-school programs

Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. Governor Doug Ducey announced $ 375,000 for after-school programs that help promote healthy choices and encourage social engagement among children in rural areas and underserved communities. “Organizations like First Tee are helping our state put in place new safety nets to support vulnerable children and […]

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ARCHS awards $2.5 million for after-school programs | Awards

Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) awarded $2.5 million in funding to provide free after-school programs to 1,900 students at 29 locations in the Jennings and Saint Louis public school districts. Grants are awarded to Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, Boys and Girls Club Gene Slay, Hopewell Center, Northside Youth […]

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ARCHS awards $2.5 million for after-school programs | Business

Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) awarded $2.5 million in funding to provide free after-school programs to 1,900 students at 29 locations in the Jennings and Saint Louis public school districts. ARCHS has awarded grants to the following organizations: -Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Saint-Louis -Gene Slay’s Boys and Girls Club -Northside […]

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Grant to help NMSU STEM Outreach Center expand after-school programs

Adriana M. Chavez LAS CRUCES – The STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University has been awarded a five-year grant totaling $26.5 million to continue and expand support for after-school programs in school districts of the counties of Doña Ana, Grant and Hidalgo. The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Center grant, offered […]