Traditional education wasn’t designed for today’s connected world. Information, resources, and learning opportunities are everywhere; schools are just a piece of the larger learning landscape. Out-of-school learning simply means more opportunities for learning. Whether it’s after-school, summer, weekend, or online programs, they present a range of opportunities to parents and youth alike.Roadblocks To Learning For All
Despite an ever-growing interest in out-of-school learning, two major roadblocks stand in the way of total youth participation: cost and access. Far too many children lack access to out-of-school programs that meet their needs and interests, especially in underprivileged communities.