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adj. often after-school
1. Taking place immediately following school classes: afterschool activities.
2. Of or being a program designed to provide care for and educational enhancement to children in the hours immediately following school classes.
An afterschool program.
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The Pennsylvania Capitol will be lit up in yellow this evening in recognition of Governor Wolf's proclamation of October 25 as Lights On Afterschool Day to promote the importance of innovative programs and activities to ensure that the lights stay on and the doors open for all children after the school day ends.
School activity marketplace Afterschool is to launch an innovative 'initial coin offering' (ICO) aiming to raise $1m by issuing its own currency known as 'Afterschool Tokens' (ASTs).
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NLC invites municipal leaders to apply for one of two regional leadership academies that will help them reduce child hunger and supplement current funding for out-of-school time programs in their communities by increasing participation in the federal Afterschool Meal Program.
A new study conducted by the Afterschool Alliance and sponsored by the JC Penney Afterschool Fund called "America After 3PM" shows that more than a quarter of the nation's children are left on their own in the afternoons.
Mary Peavey of Meridian is helping Mississippi make history, and more importantly, she's helping the families across Mississippi with children in afterschool programs with her work for Afterschool Alliance, a national movement to make quality afterschool programs available to all families by 2010.
4-H has made youth in governance, healthy lifestyles, afterschool programs and science and technology our main initiatives.
THE MOVEMENT to lengthen the school day with afterschool programs has support from Democrats and Republicans.
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