AFTERSCHOOL IN

Maine


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

Maine parents strongly support afterschool:

85%

support public funding for afterschool

76%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

54%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

71%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Maine's K-12 students:

33,387

are enrolled in afterschool

68,777

are waiting for an available program

38,129

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Maine

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 Maine 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 Maine

$0

to Maine

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.

Maine 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.

Erin Frati
Maine AfterSchool Network
August, ME NULL
207-778-7575
frati@maineafterschool.org
http://www.maineafterschool.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Charles Harrington
E.D.G.E. after school care
PO Box 428
Cherryfield, ME 4622
207-546-4466
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Amy Pichette
LearningWorks
181 Brackett St
Portland, ME 4102
(207) 775-0105 x 164
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:

Rep Chellie Pingree (D-ME)

Sen Susan M Collins (R-ME)

Sen Angus King (I-ME)

TAKE ACTION!

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