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Document Number: 2784

When School is Out MS Word - This companion piece to After-School Programs: Issues and Ideas offers analysis of, and recommendations for creating, after-school programs. There are 39 million American children between the ages of 5 and 14, yet the nation has no organized system for providing supervision, activities and opportunities to them during the hours when school is not in session. Nonschool programs can give children safe, supervised places to spend time, along with chances to learn new skills and interests. (The Future of Children, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Fall 1999)...
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