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Cities taking the lead to provide quality afterschool programs

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Nation's Cities Weekly |

Excerpt: The quality of an education system is dependent on far more than just the school system and the hours kids spend in school. That is why NLC, in conjunction with the Afterschool Alliance, hosted the first National City Afterschool Summit bringing together more than 100 local elected officials and senior staff to explore how municipal leaders can use the non-school hours to improve and enrich the lives of children and youth. Philanthropic leaders at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Wallace Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies are supporting creative and successful initiatives in individual communities as well as supporting national organizations like NLC and the Afterschool Alliance to provide technical assistance. For full text click here: Nation’s Cities Weekly

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