More afterschool programs are offering STEM, but barriers and inequities exist. Afterschool and summer programs offer hands-on learning opportunities that spark students' interest in STEM subjects and help them gain critical STEM skills, but millions of young people are missing out.FULL | PDF Executive Summary | PDF
Summer can be a game-changer for young people; a time for family vacations, new friendships, new adventures in camps and summer learning programs, or taking summer classes to catch up or get ahead in school. But the America After 3PM survey finds that for every child in a summer program, there's another waiting to get in.FULL | PDF Executive Summary | PDF
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The Afterschool Alliance's 4th edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed account of children in the afterschool hours, identifying: trends of participation in, and unmet demand for, afterschool programs; the experiences and opportunities programs afford; and which children and families are missing out, and why.FULL | PDF Executive Summary | PDF
Unmet demand for afterschool programs among parents of students in middle school (6th, 7th and 8th grades) has risen sharply, even as satisfaction with programs has reached a new high. For every middle schooler in an afterschool program today, three more are waiting to get in. Check out additional select national data.
America After 3PM found that for every Black child in an afterschool program, 3 are waiting to get in, as more than 9 in 10 Black parents (93 percent) report satisfaction with their child's afterschool program. Check out the data.
America After 3PM found that for every Latinx child in an afterschool program, 3 are waiting to get in, as more than 9 in 10 Latinx parents (94 percent) report satisfaction with their child's afterschool program. Check out the data.
America After 3PM found 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 additional select national data from America After 3PM 2020.
Afterschool programs are locally-driven solutions to issues facing communities across the country—every state has its own unique story of afterschool. Delve into the data used to determine the top 10 states for afterschool programs, as well as factors that contributed to each state's ranking.
More than 31,000 parents or guardians of school-aged children were surveyed between Jan. 27-March 17, 2020 for the current edition of America After 3PM. Here are the questions they were asked, and how families and parents answered.
New Study: America's Afterschool Programs Providing More STEM Learning Opportunities, But Students from Low-Income Families Most Likely to Miss Out
New Study: Despite Small, Steady Increases in Latinx Students Attending Summer Learning Programs, Latinx Children's Participation Now Lags Behind Other Groups
New Study: More Black Students Participating in Summer Learning Programs than Ever Before, But 2.3 Million Are Without the Programs Their Parents Want for Them
New Survey:Even Before Pandemic, Summer Programs Were Out of Reach For Nearly 14 Million Children, Most from Families with Low Incomes
Most Middle School Students Are Without Access to the Afterschool Programs Their Parents Want for Them
Unmet Need for Afterschool Programs Skyrockets in the Black Community, With Four Million Black Children Without the Access to Afterschool Their Parents Want
Nuevo estudio revelagrandes necesidades insatisfechasen la comunidad latinx por los programas extraescolares, 6.5 millones de niÃ±os hispanos no tienen acceso a las actividades extraescolares que sus padres desean
New Study Finds Tremendous Unmet Need for Afterschool Programs in the Latinx Community, With 6.5 Million Hispanic Children Without the Access to Afterschool Their Parents Want
Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs Reaches All-Time High
Top 5 findings from the America After 3PM special summer report
Atlanta After 3PM: Parents want more afterschool support
New Data on Afterschool: Demand Grows, Opportunity Shrinks
Watch the briefing on America After 3PM Summer Report. Recorded May 19, 1 PM EST/10 AM PST.
Watch the briefing on America After 3PM. Recorded Dec 8, 1 PM EST/10 AM PST.