After School Programs’ effect on drop-out rates

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After School Programs effect on drop-out rates

As policy-makers and educators confront the significant challenge of graduation and dropout rates, it is a small comfort to know that the work we do in after school (along with our many partners) has a significant influence on these numbers.  Check out the brief article here from Afterschool Alliance:

http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/afterschoolsnack/ASnack.cfm?idBlog=6F1BCCCE-215A-A6B3-022E73F66BC550A4

For a more detailed analysis of the importance of after school on retention and graduation rates, check out this companion article:

http://afterschoolalliance.org/issue_60_preventing_dropouts.cfm

Thanks to Cassie for sharing!

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