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This is Afterschool

Afterschool and summer learning programs are essential to America’s COVID-19 recovery plans. These programs are proven to get students excited about learning, keep them engaged, help them gain confidence and build healthy relationships. For kids who need new learning opportunities and parents who are returning to work, these programs are more important than ever.

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Afterschool is stepping up to help kids catch up, keep up, and emerge from this crisis strong, resilient, and hopeful.

Afterschool programs help kids learn and grow

Students are building skills for success

More than 70% of students in STEM afterschool programs express more interest in and knowledge about careers in science. They also build essential skills, such as perseverance and critical thinking.

After going to afterschool programs:

69%
of students improve their homework completion and class participation.
62%
of students improve their behavior in class.
1 in 2
students improve their math and reading grades.

Take Action Now

In the wake of COVID-19 school closures, afterschool and summer learning programs are innovating to help parents return to work and keep kids learning and engaged so they can emerge from this crisis strong, resilient, and hopeful.

Before the pandemic, more than 10 million kids were enrolled in afterschool. Today, 3 in 4 programs are in jeopardy of never reopening due to lack of funding.

Help us change that.

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