H.R. 4068/S. 326 – Afterschool for America’s Children Act

Sponsors: Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), Senator Barbara Boxer

Purpose/Summary: Amends the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program under part B of title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). (21st Century Community Learning Centers provide students with before school, after school, and summer learning programs to improve their academic performance.)

Requires the Centers to provide students’ families with opportunities for active and meaningful engagement in their children’s education.

Status: House- 02/25/2014 Referred to House Education and the Workforce. Senate- 02/14/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

AFSA Position: Need to review text.