The evidence base strongly supports deploying afterschool and summer programs and partnerships to develop students’ readiness skills for enrolling in post-secondary education and for joining the workforce Full article. Read More

Unfortunately, there is no “silver bullet” to reduce the persistent and unacceptably high dropout rate across America. While a range of strategies is needed to improve the high school graduation rate, one especially promising tool is that of quality afterschool and summer learning programs. These programs routinely incorporate strategies that complement and align well with […] Read More


Research shows that high quality afterschool programs can lead to increased Attendance, Behavior and improved Coursework. This means that students participating in a high quality afterschool program went to school more, behaved better, received better grades and did better on tests. These ABCs are critical factors to student engagement and achievement. Infographic. Read More