In an effort to keep children motivated and safe, the US government.
sets aside a good amount of funds to fund extracurricular programs each
year. A report from the US Department of Education and Justice Notes
that after-school programs are very effective and supportive of students
society as a whole. Interestingly, it was found that Americans liked
providing school-based after-school programs in your community.
Aside from safety, boredom, and loneliness, the poor performance of many
Students also led to the need for extracurricular programs that are based on
the school’s curriculum. Children from low-income families were found
falling behind in reading and grammar after a long break in the summer.
Statistics show that if children who go to school are left unsupervised after
your school, the chances of getting poor grades and dropping out are considerably
higher. The funds provided by the Government will allow rural areas and
schools in the city center to offer activities during the summer, during the
weekends and after school. These activities will be carried out in a
drug-free, safe and supervised environment.
Positive enhancement of critical skills is the primary focus of these
school-based extracurricular activities. Thus, they improve the skill level of
the child. Most school programs offer tutoring assistance in math,
reading, understanding and problem solving. Many programs offer attractive
activities that seek to prepare students for college. Hands on
Experience is provided to children who wish to invest in a career in
teaching. Access to telecommunications and technology and participation in
music and art are other benefits of these programs. This becomes
invaluable, especially in low-income sectors where such activities are
considered a luxury.
As for children, snacks provided after school programs
The programs are an added incentive. School sponsored extracurricular programs
They are entitled to receive funds for snacks. The national school lunch
The program is designed to do just this. Free or reduced price snacks will be offered
intended for school children who request it. The CACFP reimburses
expenses depending on the child’s income status. But this is
Applicable only up to the age of 13. The funding that schools receive depends on
about the area in which they are. A low-income area gets more
money. Dinner can be served to children under 19 years of age.
Programs can provide dinner and snacks. With the participation of
private non-profit organization, it is possible to feed the deserving school
children breakfast, dinner and snack.