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Mississippi’s First Searchable Map of Afterschool
The Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network wanted to create a mapping tool to better understand the landscape of afterschool and summer programs available for children and families. From the initial launch of the new mapping tool, we have identified some startling findings.
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88% of parents are satisfied with their child’s overall afterschool program experience
For every child in an afterschool program in Mississippi, 3 more children are waiting to get in
48% of parents report that afterschool programs are not available in their community
86% of Mississippi parents are overwhelmingly in favor of public funding for afterschool programs
There are 168,751 children (42%) who are not in a summer program, but would be enrolled if a program were available to them
There are 14,329 children with STEM learning opportunities in afterschool programs.