• Funding and Partners

    Find ARP funding available for afterschool and summer programs at 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 […]

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    The National Comprehensive Center

    The National Comprehensive Center works with state education agencies (SEAs), regional education agencies (REAs), Tribal education agencies (TEAs), local education agencies (LEAs), schools, Regional Comprehensive Centers (Regional Centers), the U.S. Department of Education, and other national partners to enhance the quality of instruction, close achievement gaps, and improve educational outcomes for all students. We develop […]

  • The School Superintendents Association

    AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is the professional organization for more than 10,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. Founded in 1865, we have 49 chartered state affiliates, a regional configuration of seven distinct geographic areas, a Canadian affiliate, and an international unit, which, together with AASA, form a cohesive network […]

  • National Summer Learning Association

    For nearly 30 years, the National Summer Learning Association has worked to combat summer learning loss and close the achievement and opportunity gaps which research shows grows most dramatically between lower and higher income students over the summer months. Our vision is, and always has been, to ensure all young people in America, regardless of […]

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    Afterschool Alliance

    The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit public awareness and advocacy organization working to ensure that all children and youth have access to quality afterschool and summer programs. We work with partners at every level to expand afterschool resources, from national allies to state and city networks, from the U.S. Congress to governors and city leaders, […]

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    National League of Cities

    The National League of Cities (NLC) is an organization of city, town and village leaders that are focused on improving the quality of life for their residents of today and tomorrow. With over 90 years of dedication to the strength, health and advancement of local governments, NLC has gained the trust and support of more […]