Washington, D.C. – A new tool is on the way to help providers and funders improve the quality of out-of-school time services.
While many communities are interested in implementing Ready by 21® strategies, the economic climate makes it difficult to begin new initiatives. To kick-start such efforts, the American Association of School Administrators has awarded the Erlanger-Eslmere School District (KY) and the Bristol-Warren Regional School District (RI) with Ready by 21 Peer Workgroup Mini-grants.
An Opportunity for Three Southeast Communities to Take a Big Picture Approach to Tracking Quality in OST Programs
All young people need to be prepared to succeed in college, work and life. But in our country, only four out of ten are ready for a productive adulthood, and two in ten are in serious trouble.
On Thursday, April 22nd, Karen Pittman participated in a roundtable discussion held by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) titled “ESEA Reauthorization: Meeting the Needs of the Whole Student.” The purpose of the hearing was to discuss ways that federal policy can support efforts to address the needs of the whole student, since students who are healthy, safe, and e
The Ready by 21® Challenge calls on states and communities to change the odds for children and youth by changing the way they do business