Quality afterschool provides communities with instrumental foundational supports of strong economic development growth. Afterschool provides parents with peace of mind and allows employers to have employees that are not chronically absent and focused on their jobs. Afterschool provides communities with public safety, workforce development, and college/career readiness. The National League of Cities shares their findings below.
A City Strategy for Public Safety
A City Strategy for Workforce Development
A City Strategy to support College & Career Readiness