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After-school programs for urban youth

Wendy Schwartz

After-school programs for urban youth

by Wendy Schwartz

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Student activities -- United States.,
  • School facilities -- Extended use -- United States.,
  • Urban youth -- United States -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAfter school programs for urban youth
    SeriesERIC digest -- no. 114, ERIC/CUE digest -- no. 114.
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17120342M

      The present study reports on the effectiveness at one-year follow-up of an after-school prevention program targeting 6 th grade African American youth residing in high-risk urban areas. The program, conducted on-site over the school-year period, involved a group mentoring approach emphasizing remedial education and an appreciation of African American cultural heritage in Cited by: After school programs help children do better in school, have better health, lower risky behaviors, and are a safe environment for children of working parents. These programs take place right after classes, in the evenings, weekends, summer vacations, or holidays.

    The Rationale for. Recreation Services for Youth: An Evidenced Based Approach. PETER A. WITT LINDA L. CALDWELL. RESEARCH SERIES | The project is an impact evaluation and process analysis of an urban middle school after-school recreation program. It is hypothesized that the after-school program will increase students' time spent in positive extracurricular activities and increase their academic grades and test by:

    ERIC Identifier: ED Publication Date: Author: Schwartz, Wendy Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education New York NY. After-School Programs for Urban Youth. ERIC/CUE Digest No. The number of children and adolescents . Details the author's work with underachieving urban youth and their families at Project Interface, a math and science enrichment program, where she developed an approach to raising achievement. This book includes testimonials from youth, staff, and parents who participated in a successful after-school program.


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This book demonstrates that after-school clubs offer critical resources to urban youth in their passage to adulthood. A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth skip Pages: This book examines after-school programs in light of their explosive growth in recent years.

In the rush to mount programs, there is a danger of promoting weak ones of little value and failing to implement strong ones adequately. The authors examine how - and why - young people thrive in good programs and suffer in weak by: A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth.

/ Hirsch, B.J. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association and New York: Teachers College Press of Columbia University, Research output: Book/Report › BookCited by: BOOK REVIEW: A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth.

Article in Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR) 11(2) April with 34 Reads. Mentoring in Medicine (MIM) addresses an urgent national need for minority health professionals and promotes careers in health care for urban youth. The MIM After School Program (ASP or The Course) has as its primary objectives to provide academic enrichment in human biology and motivate disadvantaged youth to pursue a career in the health by: 1.

Powerful forces are pushing programs to be more school-like and oriented to academic drill. However, A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth provides convincing evidence that yielding to such forces would be tragic, a wasted opportunity.

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Proponents of phonics-centered programs emphasize the importance of explicit, systematic instruction in learning to read, whereas whole-language proponents believe that reading is a context-driven process.

Students should read many books that reflect their own culture as well as others' cultures. This book examines after-school programs in light of their explosive growth in recent years.

In the rush to mount programs, there is a danger of promoting weak ones of little value and failing to implement strong ones by: Qualities That Attract Urban Youth limited, researchers have begun to document other outcomes associated with participation in after-school programs.

For example, youth who par-ticipated consistently in well-run after-school programs reported greater engagement in learning and motivation to.

The demand for afterschool programs is strong; current estimates suggest that nearly 10 million children and youth participate in afterschool programs annually, 10 million in summer camps, and 6 million in 4-H programs alone (Yohalem, Pittman, and Edwards, ).

This paper analyzes the politics of a fund established to support the development of urban children and youth outside of traditional classrooms. It examines the fund's effectiveness in establishing after school programs that provide safety, opportunities to connect with adults, and engagement with communities and evaluates implications for urban : Wendy Walker-Moffat.

A Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs SEDL | National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning 5 Features of the third edition Approximately 75% of the resources are new or revised.

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AU - Holden, Lynne M. AU - Berger, Wallace. AU - Zingarelli, Rebecca. AU - Siegel, Elliot. PY - /8/ Y1 - /8/20Cited by: 1. Structured after-school programs for youth have been developed to address the potential risks posed by the lack of adult supervision, particularly for urban youth.

Recent research has also suggested that some after-school programs may reduce substance use among adolescents [9], [20], Cited by: 4-H Afterschool is a special focused effort within the 4-H Youth Development Program that helps 4-H and other youth-serving organizations create and improve after-school programs in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the United States.

After-school programs may provide the only way urban youth can engage in recreational activities, given the unsafe conditions of many parks, budget cuts that curtail school and community sports programs, and the lack of local adults available to coach teams or serve as advisors to clubs.

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Brice Aarrestad. After-school Youth Enrichment: Urban Place Making through Social Impact Design. There has been a marked increase in the popularity, demand and federal and private funding for after-school enrichment programs over the past few decades, particularly in urban areas.

"A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth provides important evidence that after-school programs work. In this work, author Barton J. Hirsch discusses his research conducted over a four-year period at six Boys & Girls Clubs located in low-income, predominantly minority, urban neighborhoods.The Urban Ecology Center offers customized after-school programming for Community Learning Centers, scouting programs, youth groups, and schools.

Active, fun, hands-on science and nature education is integral to each outing, and transportation is included. To set up an after-school program at one of our branches contact.What makes a good program.

A recently released policy report written by Columbia University psychologists Jodie Roth, PhD, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD, concluded that good afterschool programs "are best characterized by their approach to youth as resources to be developed rather than as problems to be managed.".