YRBS data over the past three cycles of collection shows improvements in outcomes for students who participate in 20 or more hours per week of activities outside the school day.
Student participation that exceeds the national average and overwhelming parent satisfaction with afterschool programs make Vermont a “Top 10 State for Afterschool,” according to the America After 3PM household survey… Read more »
Four projects have been selected by Vermont Afterschool to receive a Youth Council Grant that will support the formation of local youth councils across Vermont. Funded by the Northfield Savings… Read more »
Among Vermont high school students, racial and ethnic minorities continue to be significantly less likely to participate in any hours of afterschool programming than white students; since 2017, their average weekly rate of participate has trended slightly downward.
The Vermont Community Foundation announced that it will direct $50,000 from its VT COVID-19 Response Fund to expand a second round of Afterschool for All Grants. The donation will nearly… Read more »
Last time in this series, I covered some of the different types of resources that are available through the Million Girls Moonshot initiative. But this time, I wanted to delve… Read more »
The Youth Voice Community of Practice gathered again this month to discuss their work and how we can all do better in supporting youth voice. After a silly icebreaker that… Read more »
By Grace W., a member of Vermont Afterschool’s youth leadership council For the past few months I have been working with other youth from across Vermont to get a bill… Read more »
As part of the Million Girls Moonshot, Vermont Afterschool is promoting the broad resources collected and produced by the STEM Next Opportunity Fund. The Million Girls Moonshot is a new… Read more »
The STEM Next Opportunity Fund recently announced a multi-year grant to Vermont Afterschool as part of the Million Girls Moonshot. The Intel Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation… Read more »