The Importance of Afterschool Attendance (Infographic)
Afterschool attendance has been proven to help students in a multitude of ways. Dr. Michael Hynes and the PEAS initiative stand out. PEAS is our attention to the Physical, Emotional, Academic, and Social growth of students. Dr. Hynes expresses our need for this throughout the school day, but it can be most prevalent during afterschool programs.
These programs teach students a number of important skills. These skills translate back to school-day performance as highlighted in this infographic:
For additional information, check out the compiled research at Afterschool Alliance.