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Nebraska receives high marks for after-school programs

 

Everett Johnson

After School hours Program Director Coleen Langdon spearheads an after-school program for the children at North Elementary.

Nebraska has been ranked a "Top 10 State for After School" in a recent national survey that gauged parent satisfaction and overall support of after school programs.

The After School Alliance's After 3 p.m. survey ranked Nebraska No. 8 behind California, Washington, D.C., Florida, Vermont, Massachusetts, Arizona, and Oregon.

The survey found that 22 percent (71,983) of K-12 students in Nebraska are responsible for taking care of themselves after school. The youth are on average by themselves for 8.15 hours a week.

In light of these numbers, Nebraska's school board wants to place more emp...



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