Publications & Reports

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Local Reports

afterschool-programs-in-the-central-valley Afterschool Programs in the Central Valley Benefit Children and Youth: Evaluation Results from the 2006-2007 School Year: This report examines the benefits that afterschool programs provide children and youth in the Central Valley. Using data collected from the evaluations of 80 afterschool program sites in the region for the 2006-2007 school year, this report documents the positive gains made by students participating in afterschool programs, including improved attendance during the regular school day, progress mastering English for students learning the language and improved test scores.
addressing-the-needs-of-our-youth-copy Afterschool Programs in the Central Valley – Addressing the Needs of Our Youth: Too many children in California’s Central Valley have no safe, supervised activities after school ends. The implementation of Proposition 49 vastly expanded the availability of afterschool programming throughout the state. In the Central Valley however, there is still an incredible unmet need for afterschool programs with only 5-11% of our youth having access to programs.
“American Idol” Gives Back to Goshen! Save the Children was chosen as one of the charities for the second annual “Idol Gives Back,” which raised $76 million last year. Save the Children chose Goshen Elementary in Tulare County, where it sponsors an afterschool literacy, nutrition and physical activity program.
Put a Little In, Walk a Little Off! Centennial Elementary’s Afterschool Program Learns the Pizza Business while Navelencia Middle School promotes a 100 Mile Club. Fresno County Afterschool Programs are stepping outside the box, creating exciting new activities for kids!