Recovering COVID-19 Learning Loss through Out-of-School Time

In order to address steep learning losses caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic and transition to virtual learning, we need to expand out-of-school time programs so that the most vulnerable students in our country can receive the education they need to get back on track. The a growing significance of the OST space in regaining the time lost in school must foreground the issue of accessibility as well, and reach the populations that need it most. Read more to learn about how investing in afterschool programs are a key to restoring learning loss and correcting widening inequities caused by COVID-19.

How to Incorporate the CACFP into your Meals Program

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Find out how to incorporate the At-Risk Component of the CACFP into your program and start serving your kids a snack or meal in the afternoon! Since COVID-19, a suite of waivers has made it much easier to enroll in the CACFP by streamlining the application process and lessening certain requirements. It is now possible to serve kids up to three meals a day through a combination of federally funded-meals programs, and the CACFP has made it possible for families to take meals home over the weekends and holidays! 


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The New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network (NMOST) brings together policymakers, educators, childcare providers, youth development workers, and other stakeholders interested in ensuring positive youth development opportunities and outcomes through out-of-school time programs.

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