Academic Enrichment Outside School Hours
Includes providing tutorial services to help students, particularly students who attend low-performing schools, to meet State and local student academic achievement standards in core academic subjects such as reading and mathematics.
Encompasses youth development, drug and violence prevention, counseling, art, music, recreation, technology education, and character education, designed to reinforce and complement the students’ regular academic programming.
Family Literacy & Advocacy
Offer families of students served by community learning centers opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
Community Action Organization of Western New York, Buffalo, has some great things going on with their 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) program. Check out their ribbon cutting event for what they boast is the first Book Vending Machine in New York State at Arthur O. Eve School of Distinction #61. JoAnna Rozier-Johnson, Director,Youth Services Department and her team are doing an exceptional job in fulfilling the academic enrichment component of 21st CCLC programming. The program helps students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children. Reading is indeed FUNdamental!