Post and Courier: Commentary: Professionalizing afterschool programs worth the investment

August 28, 2023

South Carolina Afterschool Leaders Empowered Director Amy Keely discusses the significant contribution of afterschool and summer programs to the social and academic wellbeing of children. Keely argues that despite the positive learning outcomes that these programs produce and their essential role in supporting working families, there is low investment in afterschool and summer learning in terms of finances and professionalization.

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