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Tough Times, Tough Choices in After-School Funding: Pathways to Protecting Quality

Commissioned by the Wallace Foundation, the RAND Corporation argues that building awareness of the need for high-quality programs could help sustain support for quality even when budgets are tight. Tough Times, Tough Choices in Afterschool Funding: Pathways to Protecting Quality explores how agency leaders make the decision between cutting student slots or reducing the quality of programming through cuts to professional development and technical assistance given to afterschool providers.

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PASE Impact, FY 2023

PASE Setters Mary Chen 4511


Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

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