Governor Dannel P. Malloy yesterday announced that nearly $4 million in funding for before and after-school programs in low-performing, high-poverty schools are being awarded around the state, in addition to over $800,000 in grants for expanded learning time.

“Setting our students on a path to success sometimes requires providing extra support outside of the typical school day,” Governor Malloy said.  “Quality after-school programs provide an important opportunity to deliver extra help to our students who need it.”

This funding is awarded through the federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grant program. For a list of the new grantees, click here to see the full text of the Governor’s press release.