Grants ending for dozens of Central Texas after-school programs

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A few days into summer vacation dozens of Central Texas principals are trying to figure out how to pay for after-school programs next school year.

KXAN News has learned the 5-year cycle runs out at the end of July for nearly 70 local schools receiving federal money for the programs through what’s called the “21st Century grant.”

Pecan Springs Elementary in Northeast Austin is one of 13 schools affected in the Austin Independent School District.

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