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21st Century Community Learning CentersThe 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grant Program's focus is to provide expanded academic enrichment opportunities for children attending low-performing schools. Tutorial services and academic enrichment activities are designed to help students meet local and state academic standards in subjects such as reading and math. In addition, 21st CCLC programs provide youth development activities, drug and violence prevention programs, technology education programs, art, music and recreation programs, counseling and character education to enhance the academic component of the program.
NEW2013-14 21st CCLC MEGS+ Continuation Application
Michigan Out-of-School Time Standards of Quality - Adopted by the Michigan State Board of Education on March 12, 201321st CCLC Final Expenditure Budget Amendment Protocol
Research and Evaluation:
In Michigan, the state evaluation is being conducted by Michigan State University's Community Evaluation and Research Center (CERC). Click here to link to the Michigan State University 21st CCLC Evaluation Page.
In addition, The David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality has been awarded a grant to provide comprehensive technical assistance to grantees to implement and maintain high quality programs. Program quality assessment is conducted annually using the Youth Program Quality Assessment tool which correlates with the Model Standards for Out-of-School Time/After-School Programs in Michigan. In 2009, the Technical Assistance and Coaching Supports Services (TACSS) project began, and deepens and builds on the partnership between MDE and The David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Click here to link to the Center's 21st CCLC TACSS Page.
21st Century Community Learning Centers 2011 Podcasts
21st CCLC Networking Conference Calls - Project Directors Only
Resources and Related Information
21st Century Community Learning Centers Project Director Institute
21st Century Community Learning Centers Continuation Application
Michigan Statewide AfterSchool Websites
National AfterSchool Websites
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