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States have option to use funds from the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program

Waiver 11, established in the fall of 2011 under the No Child Left Behind law, gives states the option to use funds from the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program to support expanded learning opportunities during the school day, leaving many youth advocates to wonder if quality afterschool programming would be sacrificed in the name of a slightly longer school day.
Read more 02/15/2012