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Out-of-School Time Programs: Paving the Way for Children to Find Passion, Purpose & Voice - Parent, Teacher & OST Provider

After a year of pandemic-induced isolation, parents’ top priorities for their children’s summer programs are addressing their social and emotional health, providing physical outdoor activities and helping them discover their passion and purpose. Those were key findings from an updated national survey, as well as interviews and focus groups conducted by Edge Research for Learning Heroes, a nonprofit dedicated to elevating the voice of parents in education. Replacing an earlier version published in May, a new report, along with an accompanying playbook, highlights these findings.

  • Date Posted

    September 22, 2021

  • Author

    Duncan Cleary

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