ERIC Number: EJ483924
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Low-Income Children's After-School Care: Are There Beneficial Effects of After-School Programs?
Posner, Jill K.; Vandell, Deborah Lowe
Child Development, v65 n2 Apr p440-56 1994
Examined the effects of 4 different types of after-school care arrangements (formal after-school programs, mother care, informal adult supervision, and self-care) on 216 children from low-income families. Children who participated in formal after-school programs had higher academic and conduct grades in school and spent less time watching television than children in the other care arrangements. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
Note: Special issue on: "Children and Poverty."