Public Opinion

Taking America's temperature on afterschool for 15 years

Gain insight into Americans’ feelings toward afterschool programs and the level of support behind public funding for programs.

Americans overwhelmingly support afterschool and want to see more afterschool opportunities and funding. The Afterschool Alliance and a variety of other organizations have commissioned polls of voters, the public, parents, youth and others about the importance of afterschool programs. Search below to learn more about how Americans view afterschool.

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2003 National Voters Poll Summary

Summary of Findings from the 2003 National Voters Poll PDF

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21st CCLC one pager

21st Century Community Learning Centers Providing Afterschool Supports to Communities Nationwide PDF

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Afterschool Alliance Audio Conference

Afterschool Alliance Audio Conference Summary of Transcript: MS Word document

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Afterschool Alliance Poll Report-PDF

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Findings from a Nationwide Survey on Afterschool Programs Memo

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Topline Poll 2003

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Afterschool Alert Poll Report

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June 2000 Afterschool Alliance Poll

June 2000 Afterschool Alliance Poll

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1999 Mott Foundation/JCPenney Poll

1999 Mott Foundation/JCPenney Poll Key Findings

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September 2000 Alliance Poll of California Voters

September 2000 Alliance Poll of California Voters

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