State of the State of California After School 2012


The State of the State of California After School provides an overview of the publicly funded After School Education and Safety (ASES) and 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st Century) funding including the populations served, magnitude and sources of funding, and the unmet need for after school programs in California. The document describes the academic, economic, public safety, and health benefits of after school programs.  It also documents the promise of expanded learning opportunities during out-of-school time including an outline of high quality expanded learning environments, the opportunity of out-of-school time programs to advance STEM learning, the opportunities after school programs offer to leverage additional funding, and the importance of summer learning.