Why Afterschool Programs Matter
An evaluation of 83 afterschool programs in Oakland found that 95% of high school participants believe their afterschool program will help them graduate.
Young Scholar participants in
North Carolina experienced a 48% decrease in school absences.
Project Exploration participants in Chicago had a 95% graduation rate, nearly double the graduation rate for Chicago Public Schools.
21st CCLC participants in New Hampshire improved their literacy skills by 90% and math skills by 86%.
Source: Afterschool Alliance