AFTERSCHOOL IN

Virginia


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

Virginia parents strongly support afterschool:

79%

support public funding for afterschool

77%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

64%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

72%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Virginia's K-12 students:

190,444

are enrolled in afterschool

390,792

are waiting for an available program

236,414

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Virginia

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

TODAY

FY 2017

19,657*

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

$19,656,627

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Virginia

$0

to Virginia

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.

Virginia 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.

Blaire Denson
Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School Time
308 Turner Road, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23225
804-612-0307
blaire.denson@v-post.org
http://www.v-post.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Allyson Graul
Alternatives, inc
359 Fenwick Road Bldg. 263
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
757-838-2330
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Regla Armengol
ARLINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
3713 King Arthur Road
Annandale, VA 22003
(571) 278-3996
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Karen Walz-Fuentes
Fairfax County Office of Public Private Partnerships
12000 Government Center Pkwy Computer Learning Centers Partnership CLCP
Fairfax, VA 22035-0001
703-324-5176
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Karen Washington
Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism
700 Town Center Dr Ste 320
Newport News, VA 23606-4700
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:

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