Bringing education closer to home helps vulnerable kids

| March 12, 2019

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Governor Newsom has set a bold vision for California, which includes alleviating child poverty, preventing homelessness and strengthening affordable housing. Taking on these issues may seem overwhelming, but there is good news: an existing model in our backyard can help make progress on all three of these challenges. It all started with a simple idea. We know that afterschool programs make a difference: kids have better school attendance, stronger social-emotional skills and graduate at higher rates.

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Focus EduVation, Inc. is part of the US $20 Billion online education market. Over the past several years, and after having built over 250,000 hours of online content, Focus EduVation continues to harness emerging designing tools along with a team of superior content creators to enable a new era of teaching and learning. The portfolio of services includes, but not limited to design and development of online courses, game and decision-based simulations, interactive case studies, scenario-based learning modules, concept clips and training videos.

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