America After 3PM

Oct 06, 2009
  • Description

This report covers how America's children are spending their afternoons, surveyed nearly 30,000 households across the United States. The survey finds that 8.4 million children participate in an afterschool program, an increase of nearly 3 million children over the past five years. While this is encouraging, there is still work to be done. The survey also found that there are 15.1 million children left alone after the school day ends and the parents of 18.5 million children would enroll them in an afterschool program if one were available.