Data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey reveals that Vermont high school students who participate in afterschool activities are more likely than those who do not to feel that they matter to people in their communities and have supportive adults to talk to when needed.
Bullying behaviors among high school teens in Vermont decrease as teens engage in afterschool activities. This post explores the data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey that reveal these outcomes.
High school students in Vermont who participate in afterschool activities are likely to have more moderate rates of screen time and higher levels of physical activity than their peers who participate in fewer or no hours of afterschool activities, according to data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Data from the Vermont 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey suggest that students who participate in more afterschool activities are more likely than students who do not to earn good grades in high school.
When thinking about increasing access to afterschool programming for all students, we need to keep in mind that LGBT students do not participate in afterschool programming at the same rates as their cis gender/heterosexual peers (according to data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey).