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Saturday, October 20, 2012
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Our community -- not just parents -- relies on after-school programs

Each afternoon, at every school in Monroe County, the dismissal bell will sound, and for hundreds of children it is a sound that will often evoke feelings of relief. However, for hundreds of parents in our community the dismissal bell is not a sound of relief, but rather a sound of fear and uncertainty.

For many parents, this sound signals a time of uncertainty and vast conc...

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