In California, voter approved funding for after school programs has provided students with academics, fun, and a safe space.
But these programs could end up on the chopping block because of two well-intentioned Sacramento policies: a higher minimum wage and greater flexibility for school districts to spend state funds.
Advocates say that after school programs serving tens of thousands of kids may have to close as a result.
KPCC education reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez has been covering this story. He joined Take Two's A Martinez for more.