California AfterSchool Network Releases New State of Expanded Learning Report

April 30, 2014

California has the largest investment of expanded learning in the nation, and  programs serve California’s students with the greatest need. This report provides an overview of public investment in expanded learning in California, and outlines how expanded learning programs:
  • Positively impact youth academic achievement and school engagement,
  • Increase nutrition, physical activity, and food security,
  • Increase opportunities for learning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), and they also
  • Advance pathways to teaching.  
The report also highlights how California’ expanded learning programs are an essential resource in advancing statewide goals regarding new educational standards and Local Control Funding Formula budget priorities.  
Read the entire report on the California AfterSchool Network wesbite.