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.
- November 2, 2017
This article highlights the important role afterschool plays in preparing youth for college and careers in STEM fields.