More Quality Afterschool Programs Are Needed in Indianapolis

Services: Program evaluation, Strategic planning

The research in this issue brief shows that afterschool programs are needed in our community to provide safety for young children, especially in stressed neighborhoods. But though safety is essential, it is only one of the potential benefits of these programs. For example, effective afterschool programs for teenagers can actually improve graduation rates and reduce drug use, crime, and teen pregancy.


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