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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Topline Poll 2003

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Surveys and Polls Show Strong Support for Afterschool

A Summary of Findings Highlighting the Need and Demand for More Afterschool Programs for Children and Older Youth.

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June 2000 Afterschool Alliance Poll

June 2000 Afterschool Alliance Poll

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Findings from a Nationwide Survey on Afterschool Programs Memo

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Audio Conference Questions

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Afterschool Alliance Poll Report-PDF

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Afterschool Alliance Audio Conference

Afterschool Alliance Audio Conference Summary of Transcript: MS Word document

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Afterschool Alert: Poll Report

Across Demographic and Party Lines, Americans Clamor for Safe, Enriching Afterschool Program January 2004 PDF

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Afterschool Alert Poll Report

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September 2000 Alliance Poll of California Voters

September 2000 Alliance Poll of California Voters

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