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Where did all the afterschool staff go?: A special brief on afterschool staffing challenges from the fall 2021 Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19 survey


In the new Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19 survey, conducted by Edge Research between Nov. 1 and Dec. 13, 2021, prior to the Omicron variant sweeping across the United States, the top two concerns among afterschool providers are: finding staff to hire or staffing shortages, and maintaining staff levels through health concerns and safety protocols. And while staffing challenges are not a new issue for the afterschool field, this survey confirms that now, more than ever, staffing is impacting the ability of providers to meet the needs of the children and families they serve. (author abstract)

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