ERIC Number: ED428895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Fact Sheet on School-Age Children's Out-of-School Time.
This fact sheet details information on the ways children spend their out-of-school time. The fact sheet includes information on the number of school-age children with working parents; enrolled in before- or after-school programs; and spending time without adult supervision. Also highlighted are the risks to children during out-of-school hours for participating in or being a victim of crime, academic problems, substance use, and excessive television viewing; information about the availability, costs, and impact of out-of-school programs; and information on the extent of public support for out-of-school programming. Contains 26 references. (KB)
Descriptors: After School Programs, At Risk Persons, Crime, Delinquency, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Leisure Time, Middle School Students, Public Opinion, Secondary School Students, Television Viewing
National Institute on Out-of-School Time, Center for Research on women, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02181; Tel: (781) 283-2547; e-mail: NIOST@wellesley.edu; Web site: www.wellesley.edu/WCW/CRW/SAC
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women.