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NEW! Coming Soon Parent Handbook
??Did you know? According to research conducted by After-school programs have long been an option for principals seeking to give students some extra help. However, since such programs generally require additional funding and staffing, most principals want to know if they are worth the effort. Can after-school programs really address the need to speed student progress? What are the characteristics of effective programs?1
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Wisdom shared by author Julia Cook...



MAKING FRIENDS IS AN ART
It's not always easy for children to make friends.
The below story by Julia Cook explores friendships through the eyes of crayons...




SUPPORTING SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH QUALITY AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM
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According to the American Institutes for Research "During the past 20 years, the afterschool field has been held accountable in varying ways—first, on the ability to provide safe places for young people to spend time while their parents work; then, on success in helping to improve participants’ academic achievement as a supplement to the school day. Today, measuring success in afterschool programs is more nuanced and has been influenced by an increased recognition that the social and emotional competencies youth develop while in afterschool programs are also critical to their success in school and life" (Moroney, 2015).
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