Some feel that programs run by schools allows students to take courses or compete in intramural sports they would not otherwise enroll in, for fear of failure.
Daily occurrences of violent crimes peak between 3 and 4 PM, directly after the end of the school day. After-school programs give children and youth a safe place from such dangers. Students in after-school also experience lower rates of drug use and teen pregnancy.
After-School Programs: More than Safe Places for Children; Quality Activities Improve Children's Ability to Learn; Wallace-Reader's Digest Funds Release National Evaluation of Extended Service Schools.
Jun 21, 2002; Byline: Wallace-Reader's Digest Funds NEW YORK, June 21 (AScribe Newswire) -- Working parents and teachers see after-school...
After-School Programs: Finding the Right Dose: If the Dose of Time and Activity Are Right, After-School Programs Can Impact Student Learning
Nov 01, 2009; I was falling asleep at my desk. By lunch, I felt so tired that on some days I would lie down on my office floor, close the door,...