to visit the Glenn County Office of Education SPARK Afterschool Program site.
The After School Program in Glenn County is known as SPARK/ASAP. SPARK stands forSupporting Participation in Academics and Recreation for Kids, and ASAP stands for After School Activities Program (Jr. High).
is designed to provide a safe, engaging, and fun environment for
students, and to motivate and inspire learning outside the regular
Recent local evaluations indicate that students involved in the after school program:
- demonstrate positive attitudes toward school, enhanced self-concept, and increased educational aspirations
show improved social skills and behavior as well as reduced disciplinary incidents suspensions at school
demonstrate an increase in standardized test scores
have an increase in regular school day attendance, which leads to improved academic achievement
- show large improvements in achievement among the most high-risk students