Grantmakers for Education’s Recent Report Reveals Important Information About After School Programs
A recent report released by Grantmakers for Education and the Wallace Foundation focuses on the value and importance of after school programs in children’s academic experience. However, a major problem that the expanded learning time field faces is the shortage of quality after school programs in comparison to the demand. This report, by surveying a variety of grant makers, practitioners, researchers, educators, and advocates, seek to find out where the field currently stands, obstacles the field must overcome, and how to make progress. Using this information, the network hopes to raise awareness about the needs of the after school community and make strides toward positive changes.
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