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Spiking Demand, Growing Barriers: The Trends Shaping Afterschool and Summer Learning in Rural Communities

Based on a survey of parents or guardians of school-aged children living in a rural community, this blog provides insights into the current afterschool and summer program landscape in rural America, in particular the significant and rising unmet demand in rural communities. It compares and contrasts the experience of rural parents to their non-rural counterparts. The full report can be found at https://www.afterschoolalliance.org/documents/AA3PM/AA3PM-Rural-Report-2021.pdf?utm_source=AfterschoolSnack&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=AA3PM_Rural&utm_term=Walton

Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Affordability and availability
Systems Building
School & Community Partnerships
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Afterschool Alliance
Author: 
Nikki Yamashiro
Resource Type: 
Length: 
2 pages
Publication Date: 
2021