After-school programs offer a big advantage

Friday, October 4, 2013

The major investment in after-school programs by Buffalo Public Schools, the Wallace Foundation and Say Yes to Education is an exciting next step in Buffalo’s efforts to improve student outcomes. Research shows that high-quality after-school programs and coordinated support services improve learning and increase graduation rates. The After-School Network of Western New York (ASNWNY), with a 10-year history of fostering excellence in the local after-school field, applauds the recognition of the importance of out-of-school time programming.

More Buffalo families than ever before will benefit from exceptional after-school programs provided by well-respected agencies that offer expanded learning for students from numerous Buffalo Public Schools.

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