Andy Roddick and Molly Clayton of the Texas Partnership for Out of School Time authored an op-ed discussing why Texas students need more after school and summer learning options.
About 880,000 Texas students are currently involved in after-school programs at their school, community center or local nonprofit, where they engage in tutoring and homework help, enrichment and fun, and physical activity. Unfortunately, these opportunities aren’t available to many of our students. According to a recent survey, an additional 1.5 million Texas youth would participate in an after-school program if one were available in their community. Read the full article here.