May 16, 2018

6 Ways Your After School Program Can Help Combat Summer Learning Loss

According to the National Summer Learning Association, students lose 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in math skills over the summer and low-income children typically lose another two or three months in reading. This is a growing concern among parents, as it can cause children to fall behind their peers in the Fall semester. As a program provider, you have the chance to make a difference in these children's lives! Your ...

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By Susan Le

Categories: Program Providers

May 07, 2018

529 Marketing: Planting the Seed for Financial Planning

According to the 2013 University of Kansas analysis of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, students who had saved between $1 and $500 for college were over three times more likely to enroll and four times more likely to graduate than students with no savings. May 29th is celebrated as National College Savings Plan Day - also called National 529 Day. Among parents of a child ages 17 or younger, 94% say they expect their ...

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By Megan Hahn

Categories: Program Providers