AFTERSCHOOL IN

Iowa


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

Iowa parents strongly support afterschool:

75%

support public funding for afterschool

70%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

59%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

73%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Iowa's K-12 students:

68,516

are enrolled in afterschool

145,383

are waiting for an available program

114,865

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Iowa

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

TODAY

FY 2017

7,317*

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

$7,317,328

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Iowa

$0

to Iowa

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.

Iowa 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.

Michelle Rich
Iowa Afterschool Alliance
2910 Westown Parkway, Ste. 302
West Des Monies, IA 50266
515-243-2000
mrich@sppg.com
http://www.icyd.iowa.gov/iaa/index.html

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Loras Osterhaus
Clinton Community Schools
600 S 4th St
Clinton, IA 52732-5647
(563) 243-9600 x47
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Matthew Tullis
Marshalltown All STARS
125 S 11th St
Marshalltown, IA 50158-2427
641-754-1110
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Lynelle Henricksen
YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area
207 7th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2001
(319) 366-6421 x102
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 David Loebsack (D-IA)

TAKE ACTION!

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