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Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, two 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 how to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

Afterschool Programs – Important Partners in CTE Planning and Implementation

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 Register

How Afterschool Programs are Supporting a New Generation of Civic Minded Youth

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 Register

Applying for the New York Life Foundation's 2019 Aim High Grants for Middle School OST

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 Watch

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time: Foundations and Futures (Part I)

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 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