After School Programs Help Students Succeed
The American Savings Foundation believes that all youth deserve the opportunity to attend high-quality after-school programs.
Research shows the impact of after school programs, and we have seen the results first-hand. In the years since we launched this work:
In 2010 we commissioned a retrospective evaluation. Between 2005 to 2010, the ASI served 1,277 middle youth. Of these youth, 71% were located for the evaluation. Key findings indicated that students who participated in ASI programs:
We continue to invest in quality after school programs that incorporate best practice standards and provide children with experiences that are challenging, nurturing, and fun.