After-School Programs

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With an intensive blend of academic and social-emotional supports, the Higher Achievement after-school program is helping middle schoolers in under-resourced communities land a spot in top public and private high schools near their homes.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
An after-school program in North Carolina teaches teenagers to collaborate and problem-solve by tasking them with real work-world problems drawn from their community.
March 20, 2019 – Education Week
Through a city-school partnership in Nashville, Tenn., after-school programs are using data to tailor lessons to students' learning needs.
November 28, 2018 – Education Week
A nonprofit organization, working with clubs and after-school groups, is remaking an old-fashioned childhood pastime to nurture the nation’s next generation of entrepreneurs.
July 24, 2018 – Education Week
A pair of after-school programs in Portland offer high school students a glimpse of what it's like to work in building design and construction.
June 6, 2018 – Education Week
Advocates and educators are pushing back at claims that the $1.1 billion 21st Century Community Learning Center program slated for elimination by the Trump administration fails to deliver.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
A growing number of 'teen science cafes' across the country offer a way for students to ask questions of real scientists in an out-of-school setting.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
Making child care more affordable was one of a handful of education policy positions that President-elect Donald Trump tackled on the campaign trail.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
Twenty-year-old Andrew Brennen is traveling the country to encourage students to raise their voices for school improvement.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week

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