One of Missouri AfterSchool Network’s main strategic goals is supporting policies that help sustain new and existing afterschool programs. The policy and research section of the website includes the most up-to-date information on state and federal policies affecting afterschool and summer learning, the latest research in the field, and ways that you can get involved with afterschool advocacy.

Benefits of Afterschool

In this section, you can explore the many benefits afterschool and summer programs offer to children & youth, families, schools & educators, communities, and businesses.

Briefs and Reports

Here you will find some of the latest research and reporting on the field of afterschool and summer learning. This section contains Missouri-specific briefs and reports and national studies.

Issues and Legislation

This contains the latest information on state and federal policies that support afterschool and summer learning.

Policy Resources

Here you will find everything you need to track policy and legislation, stay current on research in the field, and connect with state and federal policymakers.

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