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ERIC Number: ED546623
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Afterschool Programs: Making a Difference in America's Communities by Improving Academic Achievement, Keeping Kids Safe and Helping Working Families
Afterschool Alliance
This 2-page resource describes the benefits of afterschool programs for children, youth, and families, including evidence of improved school attendance and engagement learning, improved test scores and grades, and students at greatest risk showing the greatest gains. Additional benefits of afterschool programs include keeping kids safe, healthy, and on track for success, and the help they provide to working families.
Afterschool Alliance. 1616 H Street NW Suite 820, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-347-1002; Fax: 202-347-2092; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Afterschool Alliance
Identifiers - Location: California; District of Columbia; Florida; Illinois; Indiana; Massachusetts; New York; Wisconsin