Executive director Rodney Jones Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons/Rodney Jones/etc. speaks during the "Career Camp" at Healthy Opportunities and Options to Promote Success (HOOPS) program in Pensacola on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

There are about to be just about $6 million-worth of recent or expanded after-school, before-school, preschool and summertime techniques for Escambia County youngsters.

The Escambia Kids’s Agree with has already heard from over a dozen native program coordinators and kid carrier suppliers who’ve expressing passion within the accept as true with’s newly-released request for proposals taken with out-of-school techniques.

The Agree with has allotted $5,840,000 to put money into native out-of-school time techniques, in step with Kim Krupa, the Escambia Kids’s Agree with director of techniques, and shall be reviewing them within the coming weeks.

“Out-of-school time is only a in reality, tremendous necessary time,” defined the Agree with’s Govt Director Tammy Greer. 

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