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Medford raises costs for pre- and after-school programs

Changes to tuition, both cost and payment options, are being considered for the district’s before and after school programs as educators work to expand access to local families economically disadvantaged. “It continues to be a priority to responsibly raise fees,” David Murphy, district assistant superintendent for finance and operations, said at the Feb. 28 school […]

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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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Pamplin Media Group – Poster Contest Promoting Washington County Afterschool Programs

Washington County Kids’ first-ever contest will feature child labor on TriMet buses and at bus stops. TriMet buses and bus stop benches will receive new decoration next month, thanks to local school children who entered the Washington County Children’s Poster Contest. This is the first time this event has taken place and is intended to […]

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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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Northborough elementary schools restart after-school programs

A number of after-school programs are returning to Northborough schools, including Lincoln Street Primary School. (Photo/Jesse Kucewicz) NORTHBOROUGH — From learning to sew to exploring the world of filmmaking, a number of after-school programs are returning to Northborough schools in March. Principal of Peaslee Elementary School, Mary Coakley, announced the programs at a Northborough school […]

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GLCAP can apply for grants for after-school programs

Briefs of June 27, 2019. The GLCAP Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday FREMONT — The Great Lakes Community Action Partnership Board of Directors will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for its monthly meeting at 127 S. Front St. For more information, call 1-800-775-9767 or visit glcap.org. On the agenda is an Ohio Department […]

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How an unsolved crime spawned community unity, after-school programs and safe spaces in Houston

Editor’s Note: This story first appeared on palaverthe National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ digital news site. By Juan Antonio Sorto In May 2016, Stella Mireles-Walters was newly retired and at home, watching a tragic story on the local news of a sixth-grader who was stabbed to death on his way home from school. The tragedy […]

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Calling all parents! Here’s a list of (almost free) after-school activities for kids in Bushwick: Bushwick Daily

For children and youth, face-to-face interactions, athletics, and extracurricular activities are essential to achieving a balanced education. This is why after-school programs are so crucial to child development. Particularly in the times we live in, with Covid-induced school closures still possible, after-school activities are more important than ever. While there is little that can be […]

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Meet the person looking to improve after-school programs in Sioux Falls

Simplified: The Sioux Falls School District has hired a former nonprofit CEO to oversee after-school programs and community partnerships in a new administrative position. Meet Rebecca Wimmer. why is it important A Sioux Falls Thrive study estimates between 4,000 and 6,000 children who need after-school care are not enrolled in an after-school program. Even the […]

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The ROCK will offer after-school programs at Meridian Junior High

Meridian Public Schools and the ROCK Center for Youth Development are partnering to provide students in the area with positive, quality opportunities. The new opportunity brings The ROCK’s engaging and time-tested after-school program to Meridian Junior High starting January 24. Meridian Public Schools aspires to a future where all students leave high school ready for […]

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After-school programs affected by fairness in COVID testing

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Directors of some after-school programs in Burlington say they feel left behind in Vermont’s new COVID-19 management plan. They say that between language barriers, rapid changes in orientation and unfair testing options, they feel compelled to fend for themselves and try to protect the communities they serve. “What we have seen […]

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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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House reallocates funds for YMCA school programs |

Last year, when Citrus County received $ 6.5 million in CARES Act funds through the State of Florida, it set a goal of getting the funds into the hands of the local businesses that had been the hardest hit economically by the COVID-19 pandemic. After the state changed the timing of the county’s use of […]

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Report: Unmet need for rural after-school programs is increasing

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:14 PM According to a new study released today by the Alliance after school, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. Eleven percent of rural American children are enrolled in an after-school program, up from 13% in 2014. According to the new survey, some 4.5 million rural children who are not […]

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New online platform aims to connect children to local extracurricular activities | Local

CLEAR WATER (WQOW) – A new online platform aims to connect children to local extracurricular activities in the Eau Claire region. TOWN is a hybrid business made up of a for-profit and not-for-profit partnership. Tuesday was the pilot launch of part of the three-sided system. One side is about families: giving them a central place […]

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No timeline for fix as some after-school programs in Virginia Beach move

City officials said they recently increased pay scales to help address staffing shortages. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — School days are all about routine, but starting Monday, that routine is disrupted for many Virginia Beach parents. “The problem continued to escalate with staffing, pulling staff here and there just to make the numbers work,” said Julie […]

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Superintendent’s Corner: After-School Programs Supported by 21st Century Grants | News

Tahlequah public school students continue to benefit from the partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Education’s 21st Century Grants program and the Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah. Partnering with these two agencies has allowed us to serve hundreds of students every day and expand the program to enrich the lives of our students. Tahlequah […]

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Montana Family Farms: Farm-to-school programs expand along supply chain, staff shortage issues | ABC Fox Bozeman

Noah Schmick Wake Up Montana LIVINGSTON, Mont. – The national movement to take locally grown food straight from the farm to school lunch plates called “Farm to School” is gaining momentum in Montana due to chain issues. supply and staff shortages caused by the implications of COVID-19. Montana farm-to-school coordinator Aubree Roth said more than […]

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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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Learning Center Expands Greenbrier After School Programs | West Virginia News

By BOBBY BORDELON, West Virginia Daily News LEWISBURG, Va. (AP) – After-school programs, including 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants, have grown in Greenbrier County in recent years. At the Greenbrier County School Board meeting on Tuesday, November 9, Vicky Cline, Director of Technology, Assessment and Accountability of the School System, explained what grant programs […]

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YMCA Temporarily Closes 13 Before and After School Programs Due to Low Staff Levels

INDIANAPOLIS – A shortage of applications is coming and there is an urgent need for staff for the YMCA’s before and after school programs. YMCA officials say they offer about 105 youth development programs in the greater Indianapolis area. However, 13 of those programs with the lowest number of registrations will temporarily close by next […]

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Columbia After School Programs Feel Pandemic Pinch in Enrollment and Staff | Education K-12

As the pandemic hangover continues, after-school programs are feeling the effects of staff shortages and low enrollment across Colombia. Adventure Club, an after-school program based in elementary school cafeterias, is experiencing significant staff shortages, according to Greta Hake, the club’s programming and program coordinator. “Compared to the number of employees last year, Adventure Club has […]

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Watch Now: Fit-2-Serve Continues Coles County School Programs, Appoints Interim Principal | Education

Fit-2-Serve Board Member Kayla Kerner talks about the future plans of this non-profit community service organization. READ MORE HERE. ROB STROUD, JOURNAL GAZETTE & TIMES-COURIER MATTOON – A team of volunteers spent Wednesday morning teaching a kindergarten class at Riddle Elementary School about the life cycle of pumpkins through storytelling, crafts and other hands-on activities. […]

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NCLUSD Seeks to Revamp Before and After School Programs | Community

The Newman Crows Landing Unified School District hosted a team conference on Saturday to discuss how to most effectively run the before and after school programs at Yolo Middle School. It was an opportunity for all the staff of five schools representing several out-of-school time programs to be together and build a community, to acquire […]

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Amesite powers successful high school programs in Detroit that deliver 100% retention in technical subjects

DETROIT, November 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — amesite Inc.. (NASDAQ:AMST), the leading artificial intelligence software company providing a cloud-based learning platform and content creation services for learning and development for businesses, universities, organizations at nonprofit and government agencies, today announced successful and expanding programs for its partner, the College of Engineering of Wayne State University. For […]

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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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New on-site after-school programs are coming to schools in Trenton and Ewing

Dignitaries and special guests, as well as key donors cut the ribbon last week to celebrate the opening of six (6) new after-school Boys and Girls Club (BGC) program sites at three (3) Trenton schools and three (3) Ewing Schools. The inauguration took place as part of BGC’s after-school program at Grant Elementary School, on […]

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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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Marty Pollio Answers Your Questions About JCPS Magnetic School Programs

In the wake of the Courier Journal’s special feature, “Magnetic Pull: a survey of magnet schools”, Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio will meet with The Courier Journal to answer your questions. The Q&A with Pollio will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 4 and will be streamed live on www.courier-journal.com. It […]

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The cost of A+ after-school programs will increase to deal with COVID and staffing challenges

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — The state Department of Education announced Friday that monthly fees for A+ After School programs will increase for the next school year. The Department of Education said the fee will be increased from $120 to $200 to address budget impacts related to COVID-19, increased operational costs and staffing issues. The DOE said […]

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Changing COVID protocols for after-school programs

KENNEBUNK, Maine – As efforts to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic continue, the RSU 21 School Board has sent a letter to the Maine Department of Education asking for a change in how transmissions of the virus are classified for students attending after-school programs in local school buildings. According to October 14 letter of the school […]

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Farm-to-school programs grow with WNESU | Community News

BRATTLEBORO – Chroma Technology is expanding farm-to-school programs across the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU) this school year by being the lead farm-to-school donor for Food Connects, a nonprofit organization Brattleboro-based nonprofit serving Windham County Schools. The Food Connects Farm to School program focuses on the “three Cs” of farm to school — classrooms, cafeterias […]

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Tim Reid: After-school programs like Bright Futures for Youth are needed now more than ever

Young people in Nevada County are in critical need of support and education, especially over the past 18 months which have set them back educationally and emotionally. Nevada County students suffered trauma and extreme socio-emotional strain. We have seen an increase in the number of students being admitted to hospital, an increase in negative behaviors […]

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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 […]

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River Music Experience brings the power of music to after-school programs with “InTune”

Music is a powerful force in many people’s lives, and the Davenport-based company River music experience brings that power to after-school programs in a new educational effort. The “InTune” program – which launched this week – is rooted in “the belief that music is a powerful way to get allowed with our identities, build trust, […]

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Three-year medical school programs are on the rise. here’s why

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the AAMC or its members. When Brit Trogen, MD, decided to become a doctor, she had no doubts that she wanted to pursue an education in pediatrics. Trogen had written about childhood illnesses as a science journalist in Canada and […]

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A+ After School programs scramble to fill vacancies to meet growing waitlist

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The Honolulu YMCA oversees about half of Oahu’s A+ After School programs. Most of them operate on elementary school campuses. “We have 59 locations across Oahu. At present, 54 of them are operating,” said Cassidy Inamasu, executive director of Y’s Atherton branch. There are 2,785 children enrolled in Y A+ sites, but […]

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Kids Can expands elementary and middle school after-school programs

This semester, Kids Can is excited to partner with NMSU STEM Outreach Center, Las Cruces Public Schools, Gadsden Independent School District, and Hatch Valley Schools. We share our newly created program with certified teachers and educational assistants throughout Doña Ana County and ask them to facilitate our after-school programs with the support of our amazing […]

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Participation in SCSD2 after-school programs remains high | Local News

SHERIDAN — More than 70 percent of middle school and high school students currently participate in some form of afterschool group, according to a report from Sheridan County School District 2 officials. The report was presented to members of the SCSD2 board of directors during a working session on Monday. “There’s a lot going on […]

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NYPL to offer new back-to-school programs in Bronx – Bronx Times

Starting September 20, 2021, the New York Public Library will launch a series of new in-person educational programs, including multiple branches in the Bronx. Photo courtesy of Getty Images Subscribe to our amNY Sports e-Newsletter to get news and match coverage for your favorite teams Starting Monday, September 20, the New York […]

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Offering after-school programs and open labs, DSU opens new STEM K-12 outreach center – St George News

ST. GEORGE — Offering hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math, Dixie State University’s K-12 STEM Outreach Center officially opened Thursday after a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Atwood Innovation Plaza . Outreach Center staff and university administration surround a young woman from STEM programs who was invited to cut the ribbon during Thursday’s […]

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Schools in the region integrate robotics into school subjects | Local news

Robots are taking over Washington County, or at least the art class and after-school programs at Claysville Elementary School and the Fort Cherry School District. Thanks to a recent Spark Grant for Early Learning from the Sprout Foundation, fourth-grade students at Claysville Elementary School learned how to build “art robots”. Art robots, or drawing machines, […]