AFTERSCHOOL IN

Delaware


Afterschool programs in Delaware keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool in Delaware is high

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Unmet demand in Delaware is high as parents see key benefits from afterschool

73%

say afterschool keeps kids safe and out of trouble

72%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

80%

say afterschool helps kids build life skills

85%

say afterschool gives working parents peace of mind

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Delaware parents strongly support afterschool

85%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

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

TODAY

FY 2020

6,123*

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

$6,123,398

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2021

0

kids served in Delaware

$0

to Delaware

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* 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.

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Delaware Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Regina Sidney-Brown
Delaware Afterschool Network
625 N. Orange St
3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-573-3743
regina@deasn.org

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

Ambassador for 2019-20
Ray Taylor
4H After-school Program
461 Wyoming Road
Newark, DE 19761
302-299-6503
jraytayl@udel.edu

Ambassador Emeritus
Carol Scott
University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Rd New Castle County Cooperative Extension
Newark, DE 19716-3467
(302) 831-8161
ctscott@udel.edu

Ambassador Emeritus
Fontella Taylor
University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-4977
ftaylor@udel.edu

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 Christopher Coons (D-DE)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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