Many before and after school programs are adopting new technologies designed to streamline billing and payment processing, reduce bad debt, and increase the speed of payment collection.
"Youth success skills." "Power skills." "21st Century skills." "Soft skills."
As a field, we call them by a number of different names, but taken together, they represent the social, academic, and life skills, which are known to be directly supported by effective social and emotional learning.
You already know the importance of marketing to moms for your program. But did you know that today's millennial mom manages quite differently than the moms of even a few years ago?
They control $200 billion in discretionary income and make eighty-three percent of their family's spending decisions. They are busy and efficient, digitally connected, and passionate about what's important to them.
Afterschool programs have significant potential to promote healthy eating and physical activity for the 10.2 million US children they serve, according to a new volume of New Directions for Youth Development (NDYD) focused on health and afterschool.
The number of English language learners (ELs) enrolled in United States' public schools increased by 51 percent in the last decade. ELs now make up 11 percent of the U.S. school population, and the number will keep increasing.