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by School's Out Washington | | Posted under Afterschool and Summer News

It’s not too late to register for School’s Out Washington’s upcoming workshop What Common Core Means for Afterschool and Youth Development.  School’s Out Washington’s Janet Schmidt was interviewed for a news story aired on this topic this past Monday.  She explains why afterschool and youth development programs play a role in supporting student’s academic success and alignment with implementation of common core state standards.

“They [afterschool and youth development programs] have that space, that time, to really dig in and experience things hands-on in a new way than what a classroom teacher has during the school day, with the constraints of the schedules that they have.”

Read the full story and check-out the workshop tomorrow. Would you like a similar workshop in your community? Contact Emily Emerson, School’s Out Washington’s Statewide Training Manager, at eemerson@schoolsoutwashington.org to let her know training needs in your region.


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