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America After 3PM

Special Reports

The 4th edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed account of children in the afterschool hours, identifying trends in participation, demand, experiences, and opportunities—we've released additional reports on Black and Latinx communities, plus a Middle School (PDF) fact sheet.

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Data & Analysis

America After 3PM finds that for every child in an afterschool program, 3 are waiting to get in, with 7.7 million children alone and unsupervised after school. Check out the rest of the topline national data.

Fact sheet Full Report

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, two are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

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.

Afterschool Snack

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.

In My Community

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

Afterschool Issues:

Free & Low-Cost Resources for Evaluation & Continuous Quality Improvement

Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 Watch

Data Use in OST, Part II: Building Afterschool Systems

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 Watch

Data Use in Out-of-School Time, Part I

Thursday, Jan 21, 2021 Watch

New York Life Foundation's Aim High Grant Competition Informational Webinar

Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 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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