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USICA/COMPETES letter from the Afterschool Alliance; National Science Foundation grants; new online summer STEM program
$30B at stake for education investments; key present and future policy focus for STEM; Million Girls Moonshot Flight Crew; family engagement
New report from America After 3PM; American Rescue Plan and White House FY22 budget proposal; ASTC virtual conference 2021
American Rescue Plan; Engineer for the Week 2021; virtual conference on the integration of STEM and social-emotional development
2020 election update; House and Senate funding bills; Afterschool STEM Hub's memo to the Biden transition team
Upcoming twitter chat on the 2020 Census; updates on the December 11 Measures in Common Convening; and new studies from Girls Inc. and PEAR on afterschool STEM
CSforAll launches new EcoSystemsforCS initiative; the Office of Science and Technology Policy releases an update on the White House 5-year STEM strategic plan; and more than 10,000 Lights On Afterschool events nationwide
Building Blocks of STEM Act passes the House; new STEM one-pager from the Afterschool Alliance; and registration for the 20th Lights On Afterschool
A new toolkit for CTE; a call for commitments to CSforAll; and a case study on family engagement and STEM from PEAR
Information on the government shutdown; a new memo to federal agencies; and four new STEM program profiles
CTE bill Signed into law by president; news from the 2018 CSforAll Summit; and an announcement for new convening of afterschool researchers and practitioners.
Extra Credit! New resources from the Afterschool STEM Hub now available. Explore new advocacy tools on our toolkit pages.
White House holds STEM summit; feedback from the Afterschool STEM Hub to OSTP on Five-Year Strategic Plan; and two must read issues of Connected Science Learning
FY2018 spending bill approved by Congress; a new makeover for the Afterschool STEM Hub website; and advocates from around the country joined together to support afterschool and summer learning for the Afterschool for All Challenge
A new White House STEM advisor; updates from Computer Science Education Week; and two must-read articles from Science Education
State ESSA plans from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; a new guide to the Afterschool STEM Swamp; and news from the CSforAll Summit and Lights On Afterschool
H.R. 2352 passes the House of Representatives with bipartisan support; advocates from 45 states met with members of Congress for the Afterschool for All Challenge; and three must-read articles from the latest issue of Afterschool Matters