Fall Multi-State Afterschool Conference October 13th, 2022 Afterschool Networks from Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia are joining together to host the Virtual Constellation of Afterschool Stars – Illuminating the
In a monumental step toward universal afterschool and summer learning programs, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona launched the Engage Every Student Initiative in July 2022. This call to action
Helping to Ensure American Rescue Plan Funds Make a Difference for Your Students and Community The Biden-Harris Administration’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) provided states and school districts with $130 billion
In early August, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a part of the Institute of Education Services, the research branch of the Department of Education, released findings from its June 2022 School
Attending school regularly is essential to students gaining the academic, social, and emotional skills they need to thrive. Chronic absence, no matter its cause, has real-life consequences for students, families,
Since the pandemic-induced nationwide school closings in spring 2020, educators and researchers have been tracking children’s academic progress. Now, over two years later, several key metrics paint a concerning picture.
At the beginning of the pandemic in Summer 2020, After School Matters established a multi-year research partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to better understand teen experiences, instructor