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An Ideal Opportunity: The Role of Afterschool in Social and Emotional Learning

Ensuring all children and youth thrive as they move through school and into their adult lives requires that they have the opportunity to develop the skills and competencies that will help them land their first job, navigate and overcome the challenges they will face, keep positive relationships, and make good decisions. A new Afterschool Alliance issue brief, An Ideal Opportunity: The Role of Afterschool in Social and Emotional Learning, delves into the multifaceted ways afterschool and summer learning programs are engaging students to support their social and emotional development.

  • Date Posted

    May 16, 2018

  • Author

    Tania Ortiz-Ashby

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PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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