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Mayor Stoney Announces Significant Expansion of After School Programs for City’s Children

Multi-million dollar expansion of City-led public, private, nonprofit partnership will allow more than 1,000 additional RPS elementary and middle school students access to an after-school program.

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Today at the Peter Paul Development Center in the city’s East End, Mayor Levar Stoney announced a major initiative to close the out-of-school time opportunity gap in Richmond.

Over the next two school years, the expansion of new and existing after schools programs will ensure that every public elementary and middle school in Richmond will host a quality, full-service extracurricular program, opening the door for more than 1,000 additional students to receive supervised care, ranging from help with homework to recreation and enrichment activities.

“Today, we’re celebrating a major step in our continuing effort to care for our most valuable assets, our children, not just during the school day, but after the bell has rung,” said Mayor Stoney.

“Students s…