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Federal funds to offset $80 monthly hike in A+ program

  • GEORGE F. LEE / OCT. 5
                                Sho Yamauchi, 5, browses through a book during the A+ after-school program held in the Wilson Elementary School Cafeteria.

    GEORGE F. LEE / OCT. 5

    Sho Yamauchi, 5, browses through a book during the A+ after-school program held in the Wilson Elementary School Cafeteria.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Federal funds will help to sustain staffing for the state’s after-school program, which saw an increase in fees of $80 per month. Sky Johnson, a group leader, gathered up Hula-Hoops for an outdoor activity early October at the A+ after-school program held at Wilson Elementary.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Federal funds will help to sustain staffing for the state’s after-school program, which saw an increase in fees of $80 per month. Sky Johnson, a group leader, gathered up Hula-Hoops for an outdoor activity early October at the A+ after-school program held at Wilson Elementary.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, social distancing protocols have changed the layout of the school’s cafeteria.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, social distancing protocols have changed the layout of the school’s cafeteria.

A new $80 monthly fee increase for the state Department of Education’s After School-Plus, or A+, program to take effect Monday will not affect families thanks to federal monies that will be used to offset the increase. Read more

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