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Summer Learning Program Enrollment to Increase in 2015?

  A recent Wallace Foundation report reveals higher numbers of parents enrolling children in summer learning programs.  The data collected indicates that more parents are interested in high quality summer learning programs for their children.  Afterschool Alliance compiled a similar report called America After 3PM highlighting an increase in participation rates and demand for high quality summer…

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Annual Hoosier Survey

  Each year, the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University and WISH-TV Channel 8 partner to create a “snapshot” of current public opinion about issues in Indiana. The non-partisan survey is designed to take the pulse of the state with regard to the most pressing issues facing Hoosiers. At the beginning of…

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National Governors Association’s Reading Initiative

  The National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices is working with several states on a 5-month project to create or improve their policies and strategies for 3rd grade reading proficiency, especially for children from low-income families. This past September, the Center for Best Practices began collaborating with state teams from Colorado, Delaware, Mississippi,…

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Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning

  Registration is now open for Indiana Afterschool Network’s fourth annual Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning. The summit is designed to inspire out-of-school time staff, leaders, and partners with new and creative ideas, connect them with valuable resources and partners, and provide lots of opportunity to hear from experts in afterschool and summer learning. Any…

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