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Afterschool Alliance, 2022
Finding staff to hire or staffing shortages, and maintaining staff levels through health concerns and safety protocols are the top two concerns among afterschool providers based on the "Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19" Wave 6 survey, conducted by Edge Research between November 1 and December 13, 2021. While staffing challenges are…
Descriptors: After School Programs, COVID-19, Pandemics, Barriers
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
Prior to the pandemic, close to 8 million young people in kindergarten through 12th grade were in afterschool programs where they had the opportunity to engage in academically enriching activities, take part in physical activities, build friendships, gain confidence, learn how to make responsible decisions, and seek advice and support from caring…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, After School Programs, Access to Education
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative is the only federal funding source dedicated exclusively to supporting local afterschool, before-school, and summer learning programs. Over the years, the program has evolved to become a local afterschool model -- serving students attending high-poverty, low-performing schools in…
Descriptors: Community Programs, After School Programs, Summer Programs, Poverty
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
Afterschool programs inspire kids to learn, help them make better decisions, and give parents peace of mind. Throughout the pandemic, 21st Century Community Learning Centers have kept kids engaged and learning and met the needs of families nationwide. But the demand for these programs far exceeds the supply. Nearly 25 million children are not in…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Community Programs, Experiential Learning, Access to Education
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
For many students, the summer is a time for family vacations, new friendships, new adventures in camps and summer learning programs, or taking summer classes to catch up or get ahead in school. For some families, affordable summer programs and camps can be a lifeline, while other families who may not be able to afford summer programs or activities…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Youth Programs, Summer Programs, Summer Schools
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
For many students, the summer is a time for family vacations, new friendships, new adventures in camps and summer learning programs, or taking summer classes to catch up or get ahead in school. For some families, affordable summer programs and camps can be a lifeline, while other families who may not be able to afford summer programs or activities…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Youth Programs, Summer Programs, COVID-19
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
While data for the 2020 edition of America After 3PM were collected pre-pandemic, to accompany the data and determine how the pandemic has affected families' needs during the hours after school, the Afterschool Alliance commissioned a nationally representative follow-up survey of parents in October 2020. The follow-up survey found that nearly half…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Youth Programs, African American Students, Parent Surveys
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
While data for the 2020 edition of America After 3PM were collected pre-pandemic, to accompany the data and determine how the pandemic has affected families' needs during the hours after school, the Afterschool Alliance commissioned a nationally representative follow-up survey of parents in October 2020. The follow-up survey found that afterschool…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, After School Programs, Family Needs, COVID-19
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
The report "Time for a Game-Changing Summer, With Opportunity and Growth for All of America's Youth," finds that as participation in summer programs prior to the pandemic was on an upwards trajectory, there remained a significant number of children missing out. For every child in a summer learning program in 2019, another would have been…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, African American Family, African Americans, Access to Education
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
The report, "Time for a Game-Changing Summer, With Opportunity and Growth for All of America's Youth," finds that as participation in summer programs prior to the pandemic was on an upwards trajectory, there remained a significant number of children missing out. For every child in a summer learning program in 2019, another would have…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Summer Schools, Student Participation
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
Student-centered, active, and engaging learning experiences that build on young people's interests, while developing their skills and knowledge, are at the heart of high-quality afterschool programs. Afterschool programs can provide older youth with opportunities to explore their interests and participate in activities that also allow them to earn…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Educational Opportunities, Youth Programs, Credits
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
Getting more young people engaged in STEM is essential in part because jobs in STEM continue to grow at rates double those of non-STEM professions. Providing greater opportunities for STEM learning isn't just about preparing the future workforce. As the world continues to rely more and more on technology, everyone will require a greater level of…
Descriptors: After School Programs, STEM Education, Barriers, Equal Education
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
As the world continues to rely more and more on technology, everyone will require a greater level of STEM literacy and fluency to understand how science and technology play a role. Greater STEM literacy also helps prepare students to better understand challenges and issues that affect them and their communities. Hands-on STEM learning…
Descriptors: After School Programs, STEM Education, Barriers, Equal Education
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
This report aims to provide a current picture of the afterschool and summer program experience for children and families in rural America, using data from the most recent America After 3PM study. Building off findings from the previous 2009 and 2014 America After 3PM studies, "Spiking Demand, Growing Barriers: The Trends Shaping Afterschool…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Rural Areas, Parent Attitudes
Afterschool Alliance, 2021
This is the executive summary for the report "Spiking Demand, Growing Barriers: The Trends Shaping Afterschool and Summer Learning in Rural Communities," which aims to provide a current picture of the afterschool and summer program experience for children and families in rural America, using data from the most recent America After 3PM…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Rural Areas, Parent Attitudes
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