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  • Funding and Partners

    Find ARP funding available for afterschool and summer programs at HelpKidsRecover.org. Contact your state afterschool network to find a partner. Use this interactive map to find examples of state and local partnerships with out-of-school time programs.

  • Evidence

    Review evidence-based practices for quality afterschool and summer programs and their impact on student outcome. Key Principles for Expanded Learning offers a guide to implementing quality out-of-school time programs.

  • Engage with Local Governments and City Leaders

    The National Municipal Afterschool and Summer Learning Survey Report and Data Dashboard demonstrates the increased value that local elected officials place on afterschool and summer learning programs for addressing student needs. Three briefs from the National League of Cities outline how city leaders can leverage afterschool and summer learning programs as strategies to improve public […]

  • Summer Learning

    A Wallace Foundation report: Getting to Work on Summer Learning: Recommended Practices for Success provides g​​uidance for running summer learning program​s, including recommendations for early planning, hiring and sticking to firm enrollment deadlines. In this Wallace Foundation report: Investing in Successful Summer Learning Programs: A Review of Evidence Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, RAND […]

  • For Parents and Families

    A guide to help parents and caregivers find the right afterschool program for their child at any age. Tips for finding a local afterschool program and what to do if your community doesn’t have a program. Designed in partnership with Learning Heroes, National PTA, Univision, and National Summer Learning Association, this online guide and readiness […]