DOLLAR GENERAL AFTERSCHOOL LITERACY AWARD

The Afterschool Alliance and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are pleased to announce the return of the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award. Help us find the next award winner and nominate a program today!
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AMERICA AFTER 3PM: NEW SUMMER DATA

Summer learning programs inspire learning, provide academically enriching activities, and keep kids safe and healthy. Explore the data to see what summer learning opportunities look like for children and families in your state.
National & State Data

AFTERSCHOOL ACTION ALERT

Congress: Support Afterschool & Summer Learning in ESEA and FY16 Spending Bills. Weigh-in as the House and Senate consider policy and funding changes to 21st CCLC
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HOST A LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL EVENT

Tell us how you plan to celebrate on Oct 22! When you register your event, you’ll receive an event starter kit, which includes 10 free posters to help you promote your event, and make you eligible for cool prizes each week.
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Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, two are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

Afterschool Snack

The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

In My Community

Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

America's Afterschool Storybook

"Technology is an effective medium to integrate STEM — teachers can integrate content from science lessons, engineering concepts and math principles by using technology-centered programs."

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"Art2STEM is an opportunity for at-risk girls to meet women working in STEM professions that, for the most part, have never occurred to them. It broadens not only the vision of themselves, but also builds the I can really do this attitude."

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