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Whole Child Policy Advisory Group Resources

Whole child education refers to a comprehensive approach taken to prioritize the overall well-being and development of students, going beyond academic achievement alone. These policies aim to acknowledge the diverse needs of students and prioritize the importance of addressing their physical, mental and emotional health, as well as fostering social and emotional learning.

Supporting Student Success Through Afterschool Programs

Before- and after-school programs occur before the school day begins and from 3-6 p.m. on weekday afternoons. They can offer a range of diverse programming including academic support, homework help, mentoring, field trips, physical education and arts and cultural enrichment.

Summer Learning Programs

There is an important distinction between remedial summer school and enrichment programs. Traditionally, summer school was seen as a way for students to catch up on failed classes through intensive instruction.