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Children in after-school programs gain an additional 4,000+ hours of learning by the time they reach sixth grade.

Source: Afterschool Alliance


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Students from low-income families that participate in arts-rich experiences are three times more likely to earn their bachelor’s degree than those with low arts exposure.

Source: Afterschool Alliance


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For every dollar invested in after-school programs, $9 is saved by reducing welfare and crime costs, improving academic performance and increasing kids’ earning potential.

Source: Afterschool Alliance


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1 in 5 children are left on their own between 3 and 6 p.m.

Source: Afterschool Alliance


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The Cleveland Public Schools saw 2,744 homeless students in 2017.

Source: Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless