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Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:00

The Activity Gap

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.