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After School Programs: Expectations vs. Reality

  When surveying members throughout various communities, there were some interesting assumptions and expectations regarding what after school programs mean to them.     Expectation: After School Programs are just a babysitting service. A majority of people surveyed said that they expected after school programs to be a babysitting service where, at best, the child …

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Should You Worry About the “Summer Slide”?

What is the “Summer Slide”?  “Summer Slide” is the concept that during summer break, students may lose some of their academic gains from the previous school year. This has been especially notable in lower-income areas, where access to educational supplies and reading materials may be limited. Research has shown that children can lose up to …

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Shop on Amazon? Support WFC for free through AmazonSmile!

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support The Work-Family Connection every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the …

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