AFTERSCHOOL IN

Kansas


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

Kansas parents strongly support afterschool:

75%

support public funding for afterschool

60%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

54%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

67%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Kansas's K-12 students:

70,407

are enrolled in afterschool

132,731

are waiting for an available program

91,728

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Kansas

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

TODAY

FY 2017

8,316*

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

$8,316,365

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Kansas

$0

to Kansas

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.

Kansas 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.

Marcia Dvorak
Kansas Enrichment Network
1122 West Campus Road, JRP 320
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-9665
mjdvorak@ku.edu
http://kansasenrichment.drupal.ku.edu/

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

Ambassador for 2016-17
Tony Yungeberg
Valley Heights Community Education
121 East Commercial Street, Box 136
Waterville, KS 66548
(785) 363-2211
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Kim Chappelow-Lee
Johnson County Park Recreation District
6501 Antioch Road
Merriam, KS 66202
(913) 831-3355
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Angela Henry
SAFE BASE
300 South Jefferson
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-4780
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Ambassador Emeritus
Debra Mikulka
Washburn University
1700 SW College Ave. Garvey Hall Room 233
Topeka, KS 66621
(785) 670-1403
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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 Jerry Moran (R-KS)

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