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Trump budget casualty: After-school programs for 1.6 million kids. Most are poor.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Published in The Washington Post Every weekday, 700 children from some of the poorest parts of the Atlanta area stay after school for three hours with Wings for Kids, a program that aims to bolster not only academic performance but also social skills, relationships with caring adults and a sense of belonging at school. The kids … Read More

Students helping each other with school work at WINGS for Kids

Do After-School Programs Positively Change Children?

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Published by The Atlantic.  Proponents of President Trump’s budget say no. Their evidence may be faulty.  After-school programs are on the chopping block in the Trump administration’s proposed budget, an issue a reporter drew attention to at a recent press conference with the director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney. In response … Read More