Missouri Specific Briefs
Decades of research show that afterschool programs help kids learn, grow, and avoid risky behaviors. Programs spark interest in learning so students attend school more often, get better grades, and improve their behavior in class. Read more about afterschool in Missouri.
Afterschool programs are critical to supporting youth, families, and communities around Missouri, and the evidence proves that they work. Read more about how afterschool programs are inspiring youth and supporting families every day when the school bell rings.
This report gives specific information related to 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs in Missouri.
This report details how afterschool works to keep our youth safe and engaged, support working families, and provide learning opportunities that not only help youth achieve in school, but also prepare them for college and career.
This report provides information related to available funding for afterschool and the latest data on the current state of afterschool in Missouri.
This report includes the latest data collected through the Afterschool Alliance’s nationwide survey on both afterschool and summer learning. This Missouri-specific report includes data on summer program attendance, demand, benefits, and public support for summer learning programs.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education has been a hot topic in afterschool for the last several years. With the flexibility and focus on project-based learning, afterschool programs can provide a unique opportunity to improve youth’s STEM skills, and prepare them with skills to compete in the 21st century.
In addition to the nationwide survey, the Afterschool Alliance conducts an updated statewide survey in each state every five years. This Missouri-specific report includes data on afterschool attendance, demand, benefits, and support for afterschool programs in the state.
This provides a brief look at the landscape of afterschool in Missouri, including some supply and demand data, information about program funding, and some data related to grades for participants in 21CLCC programs.
This brief discusses summer learning programs, and the critical role they play in providing a safe, enriching environments for youth when school is out of session. The report includes some 2009 America After 3PM data that was collected, specifically relating to summer programs.
Published in 2012, this brief is intended to highlight afterschool programming, the professionals who make it possible, and the steps necessary to maintain and promote high standards throughout the state. This brief was developed with financial support from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.