Learning and Development in After-School Programs

@article{Hirsch2011LearningAD,
  title={Learning and Development in After-School Programs},
  author={Barton J. Hirsch},
  journal={Phi Delta Kappan Magazine},
  year={2011},
  volume={92},
  pages={66 - 69}
}
  • B. J. Hirsch
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Education
  • Phi Delta Kappan Magazine
United States in the latter part of the 19th century. These programs often had humble beginnings in church basements, storefronts, and settlement houses. Over time, the programs proliferated and built themselves into major national organizations, such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, 4-H clubs, and the YMCA/YWCA. The 40 largest national youth organizations today have a total membership of about 40 million youths. Over the past 15 years, there has been an explosion of interest in after… 

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