The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative is a key component of the No Child Left Behind Act. The 21st CCLC has been a major funder of South Florida After-School All-Stars (SFASAS) to provide opportunities for academic enrichment, including providing tutorial services to help students, particularly to students who attend low-performing schools, to meet state and local student academic achievement standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and mathematics. Also enabling SFASAS to offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities, such as youth development activities, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, art, music, and recreation programs, technology education programs and character education programs, that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students. Offer families of students served by community learning centers opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
The Children’s Trust
Since 2005 The Children’s Trust has been a community funder of the After-School All-Stars. Their funding has helped SFASAS to expand and provide more services to middle schools students and families in the Miami-Dade community.