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Halpern, Robert – Future of Children, 1999
Provides a profile of after-school programs for low-income children, focusing on supply and demand, program emphases, and program sponsors and support organizations. Discusses the major challenges facing the field in the areas of facilities, staffing, and financing. Illustrates the discussion with examples from an after-school initiative in three…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Elementary Education, Financial Support, Low Income Groups
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Halpern, Robert – Future of Children, 1993
Argues that home visiting and related services have been shaped and constrained by the tendency to use services as a substitute for adequate income and economic opportunity, by ambivalent attitudes toward poor people, and by a preoccupation with the effects of poverty on child rearing. Proposes basic principles of practice that should guide early…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Family Programs, Home Visits, Poverty