Jessa Reed representing Senator Orin Hatch visited CEP afterschool summer programs June 8 at 3 of our 23 partner schools – Hunter High, Stansbury Elementary and Kennedy Jr. High. Jessa spent 5 hours learning about afterschool programs in West Valley City. She learned about the importance of […]
Robert Frost Elementary Afterschool Program coordinators invited Congressional Representative Mia Love to visit their program. Laurel Price, Rep. Love’s District Director, visited on April 26. She listened to stories from parents and students about the benefits the program has on their lives and education. Ms. Price […]
Click here to watch the video (KUTV) For hundreds of students at Monroe Elementary in West Valley City, the final bell doesn’t signal the end of the school day. Almost a third of Monroe’s 650 students participate in the school’s 35 extracurricular activities, which include […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Among the programs President Donald Trump’s new budget blueprint would slash is funding for after school programs for low income students throughout Utah.
“I was devastated. How can you abandon the future of children in America?” said Margaret Peterson, Executive Director of the Community Education Partnership in West Valley City.
Peterson’s agency runs after school programs in 19 schools in West Valley City, serving 5,000 students this year.
“It would mean 5,000 kids this year would lose academic tutoring,” Peterson said, adding that 300 employees would lose part-time jobs, and the only non-profit after school program in the city would be gone.
Salt Lake Tribune – Here’s how President Trump’s proposed budget hikes and spending cuts might affect Utah
Click here to read the full article “…..Margaret Peterson, who directs after-school programming for 23 public schools in West Valley City, cringes at the president’s call to kill the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program, which supports academic enrichment for primarily low-income students. The West […]
Dry Creek Partnership – Mini Grant Program 2015 – 11 applications awarded totaling $17,500 2016 – 13 applications awarded totaling $17,000 2017 – 8 applications awarded totaling $23,875