Expanded Learning Programs in the News

Expanded Learning Programs in the News

New York making $35 million available for after school programs statewide
WRVO
November 29, 2017

Friendship Central School District gets $1.2 million in after-school funding
Olean Times Herald
November 29, 2017

Watch an adorable 5th grader introduce Gov. Cuomo before he announces after-school funding
WSYR-TV
November 28, 2017

Cuomo Announces Nearly $2 Million To Expand After-School Programs In CNY
Oswego County Today
November 28, 2017

Governor: CNY districts to receive $1.9 million for after-school programs
CNY Central
November 28, 2017

Morristown Central after-school programs getting nearly $1 million in funding
North Country Now
November 27, 2017

Ridgewood and Maspeth after-school students celebrate Thanksgiving feast
QNS
November 24, 2017

Cuomo Visits Monticello
The River Reporter
November 21, 2017

Friendship Awarded $240K in After-School Funding
Wellsville Daily Reporter
November 17, 2017

Gov Cuomo Touts $35M in New After-School Program Funding
WHEC
November 17, 2017

Gov Cuomo Touts $35M in New After-School Program Funding
WENY News
November 17, 2017

Buffalo to Receive $1.4 Million in After School Funding
Buffalo Business First
November 17, 2017

Dunkirk Lands $454,000 for After-School Programs
Observer Today
November 17, 2017

Cuomo Highlights $2.8M for After-School Programs in 2 LI Districts
Newsday
November 16, 2017

Uniondale, Hempstead Receive $2.5 Million for After-School Programs
News 12 Long Island
November 16, 2017

State Delivers on After-School Funding, But Bigger Battles Ahead

Spectrum News Buffalo
November 16, 2017

More Money for Buffalo After-School Programs
WGRZ
November 16, 2017

Cuomo Announces After-School Funding for Buffalo and Other WNY Public School Districts
WBFO
November 16, 2017

After-School Programs in Four Local Districts get $2.5 million Boost from State
The Buffalo News
November 16, 2017

Falls School District Awarded After-School Program Funds
Niagara Gazette
November 16, 2017

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.8 Million Awarded to Expand After-School Programs on Long Island
NYS Press Room
November 16, 2017

Governor Cuomo Announces $7.8 Million Awarded to Expand After-School Programs in the Mid-Hudson Valley
NYS Press Room
November 16, 2017

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.5 Million Awarded to Expand After-School Programs in Western New York
NYS Press Room
November 16, 2017

Windsor HS Freshman to Speak at Summit in NYC
WBNG
November 9, 2017

Police Athletic League ‘Lights On Afterschool’ Celebration Honors NYPD Officer
The Forum
November 9, 2017

Police Athletic League Lights On Afterschool Celebration Honors NYPD Officer
Queens Gazette
November 8, 2017

Positive After-School Settings Can Boost Students’ Academic Performance
Education Dive
November 8, 2017

Troy Middle School Event Focuses on Impact of Afterschool Programs
Troy Record
October 28, 2017

Guest Essay: Nazareth College Students Celebrate Mentors
Democrat & Chronicle
October 27, 2017

RCSD Awarded $7 Million Grant for After-School Programs
WHAM
October 27, 2017

RCSD Gets $7.1 Million for After-School Programs
Democrat & Chronicle
October 27, 2017

On The Bright Side: Laurens Kids Join National After-School Event
The Daily Star
October 26, 2017

Syosset’s the CoderSchool Opens After-School Coding Program
NY Metro Parents
October 26, 2017

Lawmakers Stress the Importance of After School Programs
WETM 18
October 20, 2017

Lights On Highlights Afterschool Programs
WENY News
October 20, 2017

Youth Bureau Awarded 5-Year Grant to Launch Free After-School Programs
Hudson Valley News Network
October 20, 2017

STEAMFest Brings Science, Technology Activities to the Mall
Binghamton Homepage.com
October 19, 2017

STEAMFest Encourages Youths to Science, Engineering, Careers
Press Connects
October 17, 2017

Underestimating After-School STEM Is for the Birds
Scientific American
October 17, 2017

After School Kids Learn At The Library
The Riverdale Press
October 13, 2017

STEAMFest 2017 Helps Students Learn About STEM
WBNG.com
October 11, 2017

Lights Will be on for Annual Lights On Afterschool Event Across the Country on October 26
The News-Review
September 23, 2017

Salmon River Gets Grant For After-School Program
Press Republican
September 22, 2017

The Lights Will Be On for Afterschool Across the Country on October 26th
lifepulsehealth.com
September 20, 2017

4 Ways Schools Can Combat Trump’s Ed Budget Cuts
eSchool News
September 19, 2017

Morristown Central, St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Getting Just Under $1 Million for After School Program
North Country Now
September 18, 2017

Dunkirk School District Awards the Empire State After-School Program Grant
Observer Today
September 15, 2017

House Reinstates Some Funds for 21st Century After-School Program
Youth Today
September 14, 2017

Bring After-School Activities to Kids
NY Daily News
September 2, 2017

After-school Programs Work to Host, Show Off for Their Elected Officials
Youth Today
August 21, 2017

Tump’s Proposed After-School Cuts Could Lead to More Hungry Kids, Lower Test Scores
The Hechinger Report
August 7, 2017

Harlem School Gets an Early Glimpse of Life Without 21st Century Grants
Education Dive
July 26, 2017

House Committee Rejects Democrats’ Bid to Restore Education Funding, Protect Teacher Training
The 74
July 20, 2017

Ridgewood Rallies to Restore After-School Program Funds, and the City Agrees to it Later that Day
QNS
June 6, 2017

Trump Budget Takes Away from Those Most In Need
Amsterdam News
June 1, 2017

NY Set to Boost Funding for After-School Programs
WGRZ.com
May 31, 2017

After School Programs Threatened…Again
Dansville Online
May 31, 2017

After School Programs Threatened…Again
Wellsville Daily Reporter
May 31, 2017

Watertown High Eligible for After-School Funding
InformNY
May 31, 2017

New York Will Boost Funding for After-School Programs
NBC New York
May 31, 2017

No Mere Playtime, After-School Programs Help Learning Continue
Spectrum News CNY
May 31, 2017

N.Y. Set to Boost After-School Funding
Adirondack Daily Enterprise
May 31, 2017

Poughkeepsie Can Apply for After-School Funds: State
Poughkeepsie Journal
May 30, 2017

$35M in Funding Announced to Expand After-School Programs in NY
News 10 WTEN
May 30, 2017

Next 100 Days: Proposed Cuts Pit President Trump Against Youth of Cypress Hills
City Limits
May 15, 2017

After-School and Summer Programs Need Advocacy
Huff Post
May 4, 2017

Legislative Women’s Caucus Seeks Child Care, Afterschool Task Force
Times Union
May 3, 2017

Women’s Caucus Calls For Child Care Task Force
Spectrum News
May 3, 2017

Cuomo Signs Legislation Investing Billions in Education Across NY State
HVNN.com
May 3, 2017

New York City’s First Homeless Girl Scout Troop is Learning to Dream Big
Huffington Post
April 24, 2017

More Than 1,450 Groups Ask Congress to Keep Federal Funding for After-School
Education Week
April 11, 2017

How The Trump Budget Hurts Our Kids
The Hill
April 10, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger Accuses Trump of ‘Robbing (Children) Blind’
CNN
April 5, 2017

Local After School Program Set For A Big Boost
My Twin Tiers.com
April 5, 2017

After-School Programs Could Be Cut By Proposed Budget
CNY Central
April 4, 2017

Education: Funding Cuts Hit Home
Wellsville Daily
March 28, 2017

Schenectady Schools Fret Loss of After-School Programs
The Daily Gazette
March 21, 2017

Trump Budget Casualty: After-School Programs for 1.6 Million Kids. Most are Poor.
Washington Post
March 16, 2017

Community Members and Local Legislators Stress the Importance of After School Programming
My Twin Tiers.com/WETM
March 3, 2017

Cuomo Wants $35M More for After School Programs
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
January 19, 2017

Gov. Cuomo Wants $35M More for After School Programs
News 10 WHEC
January 19, 2017

Guest Blog: New York Governor Proposes $35M In New Afterschool Funding
Afterschool Alliance’s Afterschool Snack Blog
January 12, 2017

A Smart After-School Plan
The Times Union – Editorial Board
January 11, 2017

Cuomo Pushes for After-School Expansion, a de Blasio Priority
Politico
January 10, 2017

Cuomo Proposes An Extra $35 Million for After-School Programs in High-Need Areas
Chalkbeat
January 9, 2017

Gov. Cuomo Wants to Add 22,000 Slots to After-School Programs Across NY
Syracuse.com
January 9, 2017

Albany, Troy Would Benefit From Cuomo After-School Plan
The Times Union
January 9, 2017

NYSSBA Report: Community Schools Level the Playing Field
WAMC Northeast Public Radio
November 29, 2016

Troy Effort Called a School Success
The Times Union
November 28, 2016

Syracuse’s 1st Community School Gets ‘A’ From State; More Schools Showing Improvement
Syracuse.com
November 23, 2016

The New York City Community Schools Initiative
NYU Local
November 4, 2016

Elmira schools get $500K grant for ARCADE Program
Star Gazette
November 3, 2016

Your Best Shot: Value of after-school programs
Albany Times Union
October 26, 2016

After school program teaches students about drones
Binghamton Homepage
October 24, 2016

Brooklyn Stresses Importance of “Lights on Afterschool”
Brooklyn Reporter
October 21, 2016

Afterschool Program Brings Two ‘At Odds’ Bronx Schools Together
Metro-US – New York
October 20, 2016

Lights On Afterschool Highlights the Importance of Afterschool Programs
WBNG
October 18, 2016

After School Programs Push to Get Kids Involved
WBNG
October 17, 2016

A Week to Shine for Lights On Afterschool
Binghamton Press Connects
October 14, 2016

Brownsville After-School ‘Campus’ to Help Kids Focus on Education
Patch.com
October 14, 2016

Lights On Afterschool Week Starts Monday
Binghamton Press Connects
October 13, 2016

NYS Exposed Education: Rochester testing out ‘community schools’
News 10 WHEC
September 29, 2016

Queens Library’s After-School Programs Draw Long Lines for Vital Services
dnainfo.com
September 28, 2016

Strengthened After-School Program Offers Improved Learning Opportunities for Buffalo Students
The Buffalo News
September 8, 2016

Access to After-School Programs Remains A Problem In Low-Income Communities, Report Finds
Chalkbeat
August 30, 2016

Summer Ends 2 Weeks Early for Syracuse School Making Comeback
Syracuse.com
August 17, 2016

Community schools supported
Times Union
August 3, 2016

Community schools seen as way out for struggling schools in NY state receivership
Syracuse.com
April 29, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio’s after-school programs expansion a big hit with students, parents
Daily News
April 11, 2016

Baseball HOF launches after-school program
The Daily Star
March 13, 2016

BU senior helps give youths an after-school OASIS
Press Connects
March 5, 2016

Big Apple Circus Expands After School Program
Broadway World
March 4, 2016

New York Lawmakers Push For After-School Programs
WAMC
February 13, 2016

After School Investment can change students trajectory
NY Slant
February 8, 2016

After-school alliance gets full-time leader
Democrat & Chronicle
January 11, 2016

Just For Kids organization earns award for programming
Amherst Bee
December 16, 2015

How After-School Programs Make an Impact 
UXXI News
November 28, 2015

Lights On Celebrated at Jamaica Middle School
The Forum
October 28, 2015

Binghamton City Schools get afterschool funding
WBNG Binghamton
October 23, 2015

HCSD celebrates Lights on After School
Register-Star
October 23, 2015

‘Lights on Afterschool’ encourages after-school programs
WGRZ Buffalo
October 22, 2015

Week highlights students staying engaged after school
Press & Sun Bulletin
October 21, 2015

Massena Boys and Girls Club to participate in nationwide celebration of afterschool programs
North Country Now
October 20, 2015

Week highlights importance of the after-school effect 
Press & Sun Bulletin
October 16, 2015

City police to head new after-school mentorship program
Press & Sun Bulletin
October 15, 2015

Coalition works to keep kids on track by getting them involved after school 
WBNG Binghamton
October 14, 2015

Report Shows Need for Elementary After-School Expansion
Gotham Gazette
September 28, 2015

Local Mom Opening French Language Afterschool Program In Long Island City 
DNAinfo
September 14, 2015

Rally around Boys & Girls Club
Democrat & Chronicle
August 21, 2015

Cradle Beach works to keep campers active
Buffalo News
August 20, 2015

‘Learning’ to fly County-funded program offers opportunities to at-risk youth
Hornell Evening News
August 6, 2015

New York youth choir charms Festival del Sole crowd
Napa Valley Register
July 22, 2015

Canton man invites summer school groups to fishing pond
Watertown Daily Times
July 21, 2015

After-school program at PS/IS 48 helps feed the hungry
SILive.com
July 1, 2015

De Blasio allies push day care, afterschool funding
Capital New York
June 22, 2015

New York teacher plans Young Jedi Academy after school program
United Press International (UPI)
May 20, 2015

Bridging the Generation Gap With Chess
New York Times
May 20, 2015

VIDEO: Greenburgh After-School Program Adds Radio, TV
Rivertowns Patch
May 15, 2015

‘Ciencia’ With Other Subjects for Latino Children on the East End
New York Times
May 9, 2015

Jamestown Public Schools’ After School Programming Secures State Funding for 2015-16 School Year
WRFA 107.9
April 24, 2015

Additional funding sought for afterschool programs
Capital New York
April 19, 2015

Chess in the Schools Students Compete in 2015 National Championship
New York Nonprofit Press
April 9, 2015

New York State Legislature Boosts After-School Funding
Education Week
April 2, 2015

Gibson stays after school, praises programs (w/video)
Register-Star
April 1, 2015

Klein funds healthy after-school program
Bronx Times
March 21, 2015

Healthy Living curriculum launched at 4 Bronx schools
Bronx Times
March 16, 2015

Bronx after-school program may lose funding
News 12
March 8, 2015

Benefits of after-school programs highlighted at forum
WFBO
February 27, 2015

Africa, overlooked by syllabus, is focus of club
The Riverdale Press
February 25, 2015

ACAP: Funding for afterschool programs in jeopardy
Denton Publications
February 24, 2015

Bronx Students Play Tennis, Learn About Healthier Food Options in After-School Program
NY1
February 20, 2015

HOST Collaborative meets on out-of-school programs
Register Star
January 27, 2015

Educators: After-school programs important
Press Republican
January 25, 2015

After-school programs looking for more funding to help more students
Watertown Daily Times
January 12, 2015

Will Cuomo Fund After School Programs?
Labor Press
January 8, 2015







Network for Youth Success in the News

ADVOCATES: $35 MILLION HELPFUL BUT NEED FAR EXCEEDS THAT INVESTMENT
Capital Tonight
November 21, 2017

Boys and Girls Club Program Director Selected for New Statewide Program
Watertown Daily Times
August 19, 2017

Boys and Girls Club of Massena CPO named to ‘Power of 3:00 Ambassador’ Program
North Country Now
August 8, 2017

House Subcommittee Funds Federal After-school Program Despite Trump’s Call to Kill It
Youth Today
July 14, 2017

Connections: How proposed federal budget cuts would impact after school programs 
WXXI
June 30, 2017

The Albany 40 Under 40 Rising Stars of 2017
City & State NY
June 2017

Afterschool Snack: Guest Blog: Advice for Advocates of Afterschool
Afterschool Alliance’s Afterschool Snack Blog
May 2, 2017

Sara Cooper’s Interview on Sunday Conversation with Jim Donovan
Y 94.5 FM, B 104.7 FM, and HOT 107.9 FM
March 19, 2017

Funding Need for After-School Programs
Capital Tonight
February 7, 2017

Guest Blog: New York Governor Proposes $35M In New Afterschool Funding
Afterschool Alliance’s Afterschool Snack Blog
January 12, 2017

Cuomo Pushes for After-School Expansion, a de Blasio Priority
Politico
January 10, 2017

Albany, Troy Would Benefit From Cuomo After-School Plan
The Times Union
January 9, 2017

A Close Look at Quality: How to Make Your Program Better with Quality Standards
YouthToday.org
November 7, 2016

Chris Neitzey’s Interview on Changemakers Radio Show
88.3 WVCR
May 7, 2016

Guest View: Building Partnerships Helps Build BOCES Mission
Utica Observer-Dispatch
March 9, 2016

Advocates seek more funding for after-school programs

News Channel 34 (Binghamton)
March 7, 2016

After School Investment can change students trajectory
NY Slant
February 8, 2016

Statewide education group tours Auburn High School as a part of three-stop bus tour across the state
Citizen Action of New York
Nov. 19, 2015

‘Promise Zone’ educating students after the bell rings
WBNG
Nov. 18, 2015

Guest blog: Connecting afterschool with healthy meals
Afterschool Alliance
Nov. 16, 2015

NYSAN Executive Director, Nora Niedzielski-Eichner, discusses summer learning on Capital Tonight
Capital Tonight
June 19, 2015

As School Day Grows, Ties Deepen Between Schools, Providers 
Education Week
June 2, 2015

New York State Legislature Boosts After-School Funding
Education Week
April 2, 2015

Advocates Call for New Afterschool Funding Across New York State
New York Nonprofit Press
January 26, 2015

Educators: After-school programs important
Press Republican
January 25, 2015

Buffalo lawmakers move toward daytime curfew
News 4 Buffalo
January 12, 2015

State Afterschool Network requesting $178 million from state
Olean Times Herald
January 11, 2015

Will Cuomo Fund After School Programs?
Labor Press
January 8, 2015




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