AFTERSCHOOL IN

Alaska


Afterschool programs in Alaska keep kids safe, boost student success, and help parents keep their jobs. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down.

Alaska parents strongly support afterschool:

78%

support public funding for afterschool

75%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

58%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

67%

say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Alaska's K-12 students:

25,613

are enrolled in afterschool

45,365

are waiting for an available program

31,445

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Alaska

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federally funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2017

5,839*

of kids enrolled in Alaska afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$5,839,198

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Alaska

$0

to Alaska

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

Alaska Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Thomas Azzarella
Alaska Afterschool Network
Anchorage, AK
907-248-7371
tazzarella@akafterschool.org
https://www.akafterschool.org/

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Julie Wild-Curry
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
520 5th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701-4718
(907) 452-2000 x 251
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Terri Campbell
Terri Campbell
437 West 11th Street
Juneau, AK 99801
Send email

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Rep Don Young (R-AK)

Sen Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

TAKE ACTION!

Tell Congress to save Alaska's afterschool programs!

Sign the petition to support afterschool!

Donate $10 to help 4 kids have afterschool