LATEST AFTERSCHOOL POLICY NEWS

Afterschool advocates have been hard at work: learn more about the latest state-level child care stabilization funds for afterschool, as well as what Build Back Better proposes for afterschool.
Child Care Stabilization Build Back Better

STEM Learning in Afterschool on the Rise

DATA DASHBOARD


Explore national and state-level STEM-related findings through this interactive data dashboard.

STEM INFOGRAPHICS


A visual illustration that takes you through key findings from the report, "STEM Learning in Afterschool on the Rise, But Barriers and Inequities Exist."

STEM PRESS MATERIALS


Find communications materials on Afterschool Alliance's new study, as well as resources to help share data with your networks.

News release Blog Social kit

America After 3PM


The 4th edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed account of children in the afterschool hours, identifying trends in participation, demand, experiences, and opportunities.

Afterschool & Summer in the Time of COVID-19


Afterschool programs continue to be a source of support to the children and families in their community as they adapt to the challenging circumstances and stressors created by the pandemic.

Policy, resources, & data

American Rescue Plan


With billions in funding available for afterschool and summer enrichment, the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to support students' recovery.

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, three are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

Afterschool Snack

The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

In My Community

Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

Applying for the New York Life Foundation's 2022 Aim High Grants for Middle School OST Programs

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 Register

From Youth Served to Youth Led: How to build an intergenerational team for impact

Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 Watch

Navigating SEL from the Inside Out: Implications for Out of School Time Programs

Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 Watch

Lights On Afterschool w/NASA: Pilot, Astronaut, Leader! Oh my!

Monday, Nov 8, 2021 Watch

Afterschool STEM HUB

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.

Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.

Visit the STEM HUB