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Can After-School Programs Help Level the Playing Field for Disadvantaged Youth?

This journal article explores afterschool access and program outcomes for youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. It outlines recommendations for policymakers, administrators, and staff on ways to increase access and improve program quality for this population. It includes an extensive literature review and outlines a research agenda for the future.

Related Topics: 
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Systems Building
Quality Improvement
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Race
Publisher: 
Campaign for Educational Equity
Author: 
Margo Gardner. Jodie L. Roth, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Resource Type: 
Length: 
41 pages
Publication Date: 
2009