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COVID-19: CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE FIELD

The outbreak of COVID-19 raises questions and concerns for all of us. We're gathering examples of effective guidance for programs, and issues you might want to consider.

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America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

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The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

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Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

Wired to Learn: Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 Register

Policy Supports for Afterschool and Summer Programs during the Pandemic

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 Register

How Federal COVID-19 Response Bills can Support Afterschool Opportunities

Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 Watch

Afterschool for All Challenge Part II: Making the Case

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 Watch

Afterschool STEM HUB

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.

Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.

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