The grant will support Litchfield County-area schools that contract with Litchfield-based Education Connection for before and after school programming. The grants are part of the $8.49 million investment awarded to support 26 after-school programs in 18 districts.
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Programs that provide supervision and safety for young people in the hours after school, as well as provide youth access to computers and technology, provide opportunities to learn and master new skills, prepare children for a productive future, create excitement about learning, and provide tutoring. After-School Enrichment Programs; After-School Programs; After School Programs; Extra-School Settings; Out-of-School Hours Programs; 21st Century Community Learning Centers Initiative Programs
Programs within the context of the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which provide instructional services that are individualized or specialized to meet the special needs and interests of learners. Use references: Bilingual Education; Compensatory Education; Cooperative Extension; Correctional Education; Discovery Learning; Extension Education; Extension Services; Independent Learning; Independent Study Programs; Migrant Child Education; Migrant Education; Multicultural Education; Prison Education; Self Directed Learning; Self Instruction; Self Teaching; University Extension
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