News in Afterschool
RELEASED FEBURARY 5, 2013: Edited by Terry K. Peterson, Ph.D., this groundbreaking compendium features studies, reports and commentaries by more than 100 thought leaders including elected officials, educators, researchers, advocates and other prominent authors.
In 2013 statewide afterschool networks met for the 10th year, marking a milestone of accomplishments in building the afterschool field and expanding learning opportunities for children and youth.
A new article in Salt Lake City Tribune, 1 in 7 Utah Kids Chronically Absent From Class, highlights Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project Web event - Attendance Matters: How Expanded Learning Opportunities Keep Kids in School. The article looks at what the data says about Utah students absences and what afterschool programs are doing to combat student absences. Read the full article here.
The Expanding Learning and Afterschool Project, in partnership with the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS), released a new Toolkit for Expanding Learning.
The National Summer Learning Association announced winners of the 2012 Excellence in Summer Learning Award.