ERIC Number: EJ670265
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Rural Youth Workers Suppress Yawning Gaps: Agencies Overcome Youth Isolation, Boredom and Poverty.
Beadle, Andrew D.
Youth Today, v12 n2 p24-27 Feb 2003
Describes four exemplary rural youth programs that succeed despite the common lack of transportation and leadership in rural areas. An Alabama church-based program, a Nevada program on an American Indian reservation, and a school-based network in Vermont all offer summer and after-school programs for elementary and secondary students. Texas home-schooled brothers joined the Lone Boy Scouts. (TD)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, After School Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Isolation, Program Descriptions, Reservation American Indians, Rural Areas, Rural Youth, Summer Programs, Tutoring, Volunteers, Youth Programs
American Youth Work Center, tel: 800-599-2455 (toll-free) (annual subscription: $18.50). For full text: http://www.youthtoday.org/youthtoday/aafeb2003/story6.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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