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After-School Programs and Academic Impact: A Study of Chicago's After School Matters.

@inproceedings{Goerge2007AfterSchoolPA,
  title={After-School Programs and Academic Impact: A Study of Chicago's After School Matters.},
  author={Robert M. Goerge and G. Cusick and Miriam Wasserman and Matthew E. Gladden},
  year={2007}
}
After-school programs for adolescents have increasingly come to be seen as a way to promote positive youth development (Eccles & Gootman, 2002; Simpkins, 2003). Although after-school programs may serve many functions, from curbing risky behaviors such as sexual activity and drug abuse in the out-of-school hours to facilitating supportive relationships with adults and peers, many target academic achievement. By incorporating education-related activities, such as tutoring, homework assistance… Expand
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