WAMC New England News
4:54 am
Mon April 30, 2007

Public hearing to gauge perceived extended learning needs

Pittsfield, MA – There are 1.1 million school-aged children in Massachusetts, and currently 80 percent of them are with out after school programming. The commission designed to strengthen Massachusetts' afterschool system is hosting a public hearing tomorrow night in Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

Additional information about the Massachusetts Special Commission on After School and Out of School Time is available at www.massafterschoolcomm.org