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The Activity Gap

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:00

Access to afterschool programs is growing more unequal, and that's pushing disadvantaged kids further behind.

While numerous studies indicate a positive correlation linking academic achievement to afterschool programs that offer enrichment activities, data also shows that fewer students are able to access those valuable activities, largely due to their socio-economic status and funding cuts to programs.

What are the implications?

Click here to read "The Activity Gap" by The Atlantic's Alia Wong.

 

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#1 Rhonda 2015-06-12 12:31
There are new programs out there that address social emotional learning that are affordable and even help with providing matching funds. Check out pawsitiveworks. com
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