ERIC Number: EJ554329
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Patterns of After-School Care in Middle Childhood: Risk Factors and Developmental Outcomes.
Pettit, Gregory; Laird, Robert D.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Bates, John E.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, v43 n3 p515-38 Jul 1997
Studied the extent to which types of after-school care in grades one, three, and five predict behavioral adjustment and academic performance in grade six. Found that higher amounts of self care predicted poorer adjustment, particularly for children displaying behavior problems in kindergarten or not participating in adult-supervised extracurricular activities. (MT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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