After School and Out of School Programming

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North Dakota 21st Century Community Learning Centers
North Dakota 21st CCLC Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) are funded through a federal grant program designated specifically to provide before, after, and summer school for students who attend schools with poverty rates of at least 40%. States receive funding from the United States Department of Education. States are required to hold a grant competition to award funds to qualifying entities.
What do North Dakota 21st CCLC Programs Provide?
  1.  The first priority for 21st CCLC programs is to offer students with a safe environment.
  2.  Second, programs provide innovative academic focused activities 65% of the program time.
 Academic Focused Activities:
  • Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) projects;
  • Arts and Music activities;
  • Physical and Movement activities that promote cognitive functioning and a healthy lifestyle; and
  • Tutoring and homework help.
  1.  Third,Programs provide cultural and family experience that involve:
  • Recreation and Field Trips; and
  • Family focused and participatory events.
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Title I Afterschool
Schools that operate a Title I program are allowed to use their Title I funding for before, after, and summer school. There are two types of Title I schools, schoolwide and targeted assistance. Title I grant dollars are designed to target students who struggle with English and Math.
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Non – Federal Description
There are many before, after, and summer school programs in North Dakota. Not all are funded with federal dollars. Non-Federal is any before, after, or summer program that operates without receiving Title I or 21st CCLC funds.