Afterschool affects everyone in South Dakota.
Afterschool is a lifeline that helps parents work without worry and balance their schedule.
8 in 10 SD parents say out of school time programs give them peace of mind and help them keep their jobs
7 in 10 South Dakota parents believe afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behaviors
57% of South Dakota parents agree that afterschool programs help children get excited about learning
56% of South Dakota parents agree that afterschool programs help children gain STEM-related interests and skills
87% of South Dakota parents support public funding for afterschool programs
Afterschool programs in South Dakota keep kids safe, boost student success and help parents keep their job. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down. With many resources available, we can share how Afterschool makes a difference.
The South Dakota Afterschool Network promotes afterschool programs, advocates public policy on behalf of afterschool programs, and encourages high quality in afterschool programs across South Dakota. Follow our ongoing efforts on our Facebook page.