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After-school programs have either been abandoned or overworked

“I like building stuff,” said 11-year-old Isabella Martinez,* describing the appeal of her science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) after-school program, Girlstart. “In school we don’t really do a lot of projects, mostly reading. I like [after school] because it’s more hands-on. It’s being more creative.” This story also appeared in PBS Newshour When the […]