Breaking Down Gov. Scott's Proposed Universal After-School Program
In his State of the State address, Gov. Phil Scott outlined his 2020 legislative agenda, including a proposal to make K-12 after-school programming more accessible to Vermonters. On this Vermont Edition: universal after-school. We dive into the research, and consider what it would take to make Governor Scott's proposal a reality for Vermont.
Our guests are:
- Dr. Mark Levine, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health
- Rep. Diane Lanpher, Represents the Addison-3 district and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Advisory Council on Child Poverty and Strengthening Families
- Holly Morehouse, Executive Director of Vermont Afterschool
- Michael Mann, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Community and Environmental Health at Boise State University; he has years of experience working with schools and after-school programs to create healthy environments for young people and has recently worked with Iceland's Planet Youth to research the effectiveness of the Icelandic Prevention Model in the U.S. context
Broadcast live on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.