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Iowa 21st Century Community Learning Centers


Soaring Beyond Expectations

About Iowa 21CCLC

Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC)

The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers is a U.S. Department of Education program, administered by the states, supporting out-of-school time learning opportunities for students in high-poverty, low-performing areas. The Iowa Department of Education administers 21CCLC funding in Iowa through grant competitions. 21CCLC programs focus on:

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Academic Support

Helping students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects

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Academic Enrichment

Providing activities that complement learning from the school day

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Parent Engagement 

Offering literacy and educational services to the families of participating students

Chemistry Students

2022 by the Numbers

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Paid & Unpaid Partnerships

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Students Served School Year and Summer

Of the 9,861 Students:

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