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TWO

A TALE OF

COMMUNITIES
HOW AFTER-SCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS BENEFIT THE NEEDIEST STUDENTS
By Emily Rogan

J

ust minutes away from the glitz
and glamour of the Las Vegas strip,
approximately 2,200 families live
in one square mile of apartment
housing-mostly transient people who
work at the nearby casinos and hotels.
The children of these workers attend
three schools-Dr. C. Owen Roundy,
Vegas Verdes, and Elaine Wynn
Elementary Schools-led by principal
John Haynal, who was named a 2016
National Distinguished Principal by
NAESP. Almost 70 percent of students
are English-language learners, and most
live in poverty; each of the three schools
has more than 90 percent of students

receiving free and reduced-price lunch,
says Haynal.
Almost 1,500 miles to the east in a rural,
isolated part of Arkansas, Saint Paul Public
School educates about 350 K-12 students.
A stand-alone school consolidated into
the Huntsville School District, more than
85 percent of Saint Paul's students receive
free and reduced-price lunch, according to
Daisy Dyer Duerr, who was principal there
from 2011 to 2015.
While one community is concrete and
highways, the other dirt roads and fishing
creeks, when it comes to education, there
are striking similarities in the challenges
they face. Students come from households

with limited resources and access to basic
tools such as internet and computers.
Parents work hard to provide for their
families, but as a result, children have long
periods of time after school without anyone
making sure they're doing schoolwork,
reading, and staying out of trouble. There
are limited opportunities for enrichment
programs, athletics, or clubs.
Similarly, during the summer-unlike
their more affluent peers in other parts of
the country-these students aren't taking
family trips or attending sleep-away or day
camp. Out of necessity, students are left
alone while their parents work, without
structure or supervision. There aren't many

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