ERIC Number: ED484853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan
Making the Case: A Fact Sheet on Children and Youth in Out-of-School Time
National Institute on Out of School Time
This fact sheet resource is packed with the latest research and information on how children and youth spend their non-school hours, how they benefit from afterschool activities and much more. Sections include: (1) Children and youth today; (2) Health and well-being; (3) Children and youth spend time after school in a variety of ways; (4) Children and youth benefit from participation in afterschool programming; (5) The growing need for 21st century skills; (6) Economic costs and benefits; (7) Public support continues to grow; (8) Trends in public funding; and (9) Strengthening the field.
Descriptors: Public Support, After School Programs, Leisure Time, Well Being, Child Health, Youth Programs, Financial Support
NIOST, Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. Tel: 781-283-2547; Web site: http://www.niost.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Wellesley Coll., MA. National Inst. on Out-of-School Time.