Policy News: The latest afterschool policy news from Washington, D.C.
Federal Policy: More background and information on afterschool in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA - formerly No Child Left Behind), 21st CCLC appropriations, the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, and policy arenas with ties to afterschool such as obesity prevention, older youth and rural areas.
Federal Legislation: View current bills in Congress relating to afterschool programs.
State Policy: State-specific data and contacts plus tools for developing and advancing afterschool policy at the state level.
Take Action: All you need to take action for afterschool, whether you have 2 minutes or a lifelong passion to promote afterschool.
Congressional Caucuses: A list of the current members of the House and Senate Afterschool Caucuses.
Making Afterschool an Election Issue Election season presents an important opportunity to put afterschool on the radar of policy makers and the public in a visible and meaningful way.
|Federal Policy - Active Hours Afterschool||Making Afterschool an Election Issue|
|Policy News||Afterschool and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization|
|Federal Afterschool Policy||Policy and Action Center: Take Action|
|Congressional Caucuses||21st Century Community Learning Centers Federal Afterschool Initiative|
|Title I, Part A School Improvement Grants||Afterschool Recommendations for ESEA Legislation|
|Draft Legislation from the U.S. Senate||Legislative Update from the Administration|
|ESEA Legislation Overview||Draft Legislation from the U.S. House of Representatives|
|Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund||Title I, Part A Recovery Funds|
|State Stabilization Funds in Economic Recovery Act|
|Sample Letter from 21st CCLC or Other Programs||Sample Letter from a Parent|
|Ask the Candidates about Their Position on Afterschool||Sample Letter to the President|
|Sample Script for Calling the White House||Sample Script for Calling Congress|
|Tips on Writing Letters-to-the-Editor||Lights On Afterschool Gallery|
|Lights On Afterschool Gallery||Afterschool in Action: Innovative Afterschool Programs Supporting Middle School Youth (2013)|