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ERIC Number: ED446190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Programas despues de las horas de clase: Manteniendo a los ninos seguros y aprendiendo (After-School Programs: Keeping Children Safe and Smart).
Chung, An-Me
This document explains the advantages of afterschool programs for students and describes the components that make them successful. The major benefits from such programs are increased safety for children, a reduction in risk taking among children participating, and improved learning. Among the elements that characterize high quality afterschool programs are: (1) the establishment of goals, administrative support, and sustainability; (2) qualified personnel; (3) attention to safety, health, and nutrition; (4) efficacious cooperation among programs and the community; (5) strong family participation; (6) educational enrichment activities; (7) effective networking between school personnel and the afterschool program staff; and (8) evaluation of the efficacy and progress of the program. Some descriptions of successful afterschool programs illustrate these components in action. A list of resource organizations and Web sites is attached. (SLD)
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: Spanish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Family Involvement in Education, Washington, DC.
Note: For the English version, see ED 438 395.