Federal News in Afterschool

The president released his budget request for the upcoming 2013 fiscal year, which begins October 2012.
President Obama announced new federal and private-sector initiatives to encourage “a nation of tinkerers and dreamers” in STEM education.

National News in Afterschool

Alli Lidie of the New York State Afterschool Networks explains how afterschool and summer programs help youth develop the skills needed to fill the skills gap.  
You voted and made it possible! Our expanded learning session, Making it Matter: Real-World Learning Afterschool, will be featured at the South by Southwest EDU conference March 9-12, 2015 in Austin, Texas! Thank you for your support! 

Network News in Afterschool

VT report finds invesment in afterschool and summer learning puts more students on track for college, leading to higher-paying jobs and greater contributions to the state tax base.
Marie Hattaway is the new director of the Idaho Afterschool Network.