Often overlooked, these out-of-school programs can play a key role in providing the kinds of relationships, supports and opportunities that are essential to social-emotional learning.
The reimbursement rate for program providers has not increased in 10 years.
Summer programs can stem learning loss while students are out of school.
The district is part of a growing national movement that is "catching on" in California.
An increase in employee costs are straining budgets.
Retaining and attracting quality staff is difficult, respondents say.