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21st Cclc

Congress' Chance to Help Students Get 21st Century Skills

Jennifer Peck | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Jennifer Peck

At the local level, it has become increasingly clear that as states, districts, and schools are raising standards and increasing their focus on graduating students that are prepared for college and careers, there is a need to build capacity within the education system.

The House Takes a Step Backwards in the Effort to Expand Learning for All Students

Jennifer Peck | Posted 05.06.2012 | Education
Jennifer Peck

At a time when studies show a widening achievement gap between rich and poor students, we cannot afford to lose the 21st CCLC program.

Time for Congress to Stand up for Expanded Learning

Jennifer Peck | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education
Jennifer Peck

Now more than ever, students need more help to graduate -- more engagement, more learning time to succeed and more dedicated federal resources. Congress should do its part.