The 21st Century Community Learning Centers initiative was launched under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Click here to see the law framing the program.
The office of 21st CCLC recommends a thorough review of the Non-Regulatory Guidance when developing and implementing 21st CCLC programming. Click here to see the guidance document.
Here is the link to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Section 9501, Participation by Private School Children and Teachers: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg111.html