Extracurricular participation and academic outcomes: testing the over-scheduling hypothesis.

@article{Fredricks2012ExtracurricularPA,
  title={Extracurricular participation and academic outcomes: testing the over-scheduling hypothesis.},
  author={Jennifer A. Fredricks},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={
          295-306
        }
}
There is a growing concern that some youth are overscheduled in extracurricular activities, and that this increasing involvement has negative consequences for youth functioning. This article used data from the Educational Longitudinal Study (ELS: 2002), a nationally representative and ethnically diverse longitudinal sample of American high school students, to evaluate this hypothesis (N = 13,130; 50.4% female). On average, 10th graders participated in between 2 and 3 extracurricular activities… CONTINUE READING
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