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ERIC Number: EJ836639
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Strengthen What Happens outside School to Improve What Happens inside
Weiss, Heather; Little, Priscilla; Bouffard, Suzanne M.; Deschenes, Sarah N.; Malone, Helen Janc
Phi Delta Kappan, v90 n8 p592-596 Apr 2009
After-school learning, summer learning, and family involvement in learning are major predictors of children's development, educational achievement, and school success. The United States will not achieve its national goals of equal educational opportunity without addressing the importance of and inequities in out-of-school learning opportunities. This article offers six recommendations to enable the federal government to develop, implement, and test a national strategy for out-of-school learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Kindergarten
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States