AFTERSCHOOL IN

Vermont


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

Vermont parents strongly support afterschool:

88%

support public funding for afterschool

79%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

62%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

66%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Vermont's K-12 students:

21,690

are enrolled in afterschool

22,163

are waiting for an available program

21,690

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Vermont

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 Vermont 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 Vermont

$0

to Vermont

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.

Vermont 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.

Holly Morehouse
Vermont Afterschool Inc.
123 Ethan Allen Avenue, Dupont Hall #308-309
Colchester, VT 05446
802-598-4005
info@vermontafterschool.org
http://vermontafterschool.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Virginia Burley
Vermont Afterschool Inc.
450 Sanders Circle
Montpelier, VT 5602
(802) 272-4045
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:

Sen Bernard Sanders (I-VT)

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