21st CCLC provides federal funds to support afterschool, summer, and out-of-school time learning opportunities for children and youth. Funds are targeted to high poverty, low-income schools and are used for academic enrichment as well as art and music programs, college and career readiness, STEM programs, physical activity, social and emotional skill development, and nutrition education.
- October 8, 2019
This brief examines how afterschool programming can be used to prepare students for career readiness, and offers recommendations to state leaders.
- July 23, 2019
Thomasena Thomas writes about Perkins V, a legislation that aims to increase learner access to high-quality CTE programs.
- November 6, 2018
Betsy Brand recaps our 25th anniversary panel discussion with national experts in education, youth, and workforce policy.
- July 31, 2018
Brendan Klein examines the challenges rural communities face when it comes to providing quality afterschool programs for youth.