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Informing State Legislatures: Statewide Afterschool Policy

National Conference of State Legislatures

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $510,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2016–October 31, 2018
  • Location Denver, CO, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will continue to support the National Conference of State Legislatures in its work to educate state legislators about the value of afterschool and to build state capacity to implement high quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities. Specifically, the National Conference of State Legislatures will: 1) develop resources on the role afterschool and summer learning can play in state education; 2) connect afterschool and summer learning to social and emotional learning and workforce development; 3) engage legislators on the topic of afterschool and summer learning; and 4) continue to support the statewide afterschool networks as part of the Afterschool Technical Assistance Collaborative, with an increased focus on effective data sharing practices.