Why we Contact Our Elected Officials: "As your representative, it is important that I hear the voice of the constituents of the Eleventh District of Ohio."
View letter from Member of Congress Marcia Fudge in response to constituent communication on education policy and 21st Century Community Learning Center funding.
U.S. Attorney Visits Afterschool Reading Clubs at an Ohio Elementary School
On February 6th, 2013, U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart visited the afterschool Reading Clubs at Lincoln Elementary located in Springfield, Ohio
The visit highlighted the partnership between Wittenberg, the Hagen Center, and the Springfield City School District, and Stephanie McCuistion, Administrative Director of the Hagen Center, spoke with Mr. Stewart about how grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice are being utilized to develop projects and partnerships that benefit the whole Springfield community.
The afterschool Reading Clubs were established as a part of this initiative, and Mr. Stewart participated in the "Taking it to the Stage" Club, reading lines with students.
Reynoldsburg Afterschool Program Featured in January 5, 2013 Columbus Dispatch Front-Page Article
Reynoldsburg’s Hannah Ashton Middle School’s 21st Century Community Learning Center-funded afterschool program was featured in the Columbus Dispatch. Suburban Education Reporter Charlie Boss shared how the program provides an additional four hours for learning, enrichment and fun. The Achieve After 3 program provides students with the opportunity to learn and strengthen language, creative and STEM skills, as well as opportunities for improving health and fitness.
Hannah Ashton’s Achieve After 3 program is unique for its partnership with the Kiddie Academy of Reynoldsburg, which provides the staff and programming. A Kiddie Academy staff member spends part of his day at the school, spending time with kids and working with teachers and provides a bridge between the school day and afterschool program.
The article and pictures are available at http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/01/05/bodies-minds-in-shape-with-classes-after-classes.html and includes quotes from OAN Director Liz Nusken.