AFTERSCHOOL IN

South Dakota


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

South Dakota parents strongly support afterschool:

87%

support public funding for afterschool

78%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

57%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

70%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among South Dakota's K-12 students:

19,165

are enrolled in afterschool

36,409

are waiting for an available program

36,320

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in South Dakota

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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota

$0

to South Dakota

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.

South Dakota 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.

Lorie Eichert
605-858-1252
lorie@rcymca.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
CARLA ALLARD-WATSON
CAREER LEARNING CENTER OF THE BLACK HILLS
730 E. Watertown St.
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-5120
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Heather DeWit
Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
3400 E. 49th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-8770
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 Kristi Noem (R-SD)

Sen John Thune (R-SD)

TAKE ACTION!

Tell Congress to save South Dakota's afterschool programs!

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