Category Archives: Afterschool and Summer Programs

Expanding Quality Afterschool & Summer Programs

Quality afterschool and summer programs inspire kids to learn by providing hands-on, engaging learning experiences that improve academic skills, foster better attitudes toward school, increase attendance rates, and help with social and emotional development.

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Arkansas OTL Policy Goals for 2013

  • Increasing Access to High Quality Pre-K

  • Expanding Afterschool and Summer Programs

  • Improving Teacher/Administrator Preparation & Development

  • Passing the Arkansas DREAM Act

  • Increasing Parent, Student, Community and School Partnerships

  • Modernizing Career and Technical Education

  • Spend funding for low-income students on programs that are proven to boost student achievement