Children at Beacon House, a nonprofit that provides afterschool programs in Edgewood Terrace in Ward 5.
Summer youth programs often serve as a "bridge" between the academic years. But funding for the District's summer school, jobs program and enrichment activities has been slashed in what nonprofit groups are calling a "perfect storm." Many District leaders worry thousands of kids are heading into the long, hot months with nothing to do. Kavitha Cardoza takes a look at the situation and what it means for students.
[Music: "Suddenly Last Summer, Karaoke Version" by The Karaoke Channel from Karaoke - in the Style of The Motels]