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.
Grantees will receive annual grants over a period of three to five years, with total awards ranging from $12 million to $30 million.
State lawmakers passed a resolution supporting Indiana's OST programs and the positive impact of Indiana's 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
States seeking waivers under NCLB are hoping to replace what is widely considered an outdated, but consistent, school accountability regime with a hodgepodge of complex and diverse school grading systems.
The report details four strategies to better support "Opportunity Youth."