Charts: Exploring Parents' Views

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Policymakers often seek an academic focus for after-school programs, but parents cite other benefits.

Reasons for After-School Programs

Other than safety, which do you think is the best reason for children to be involved in organized activities and programs when they are not in school?


Likelihood of Supporting an Academic Focus in After-School Programs

% of parents who say:


Satisfaction With Price and Quality of After-School Programs

% of parents who say it is "very easy" or "somewhat easy" to find:


Vol. 24, Issue 13, Page 9

Published in Print: November 24, 2004, as Exploring Parents' Views
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