Millions of children are home alone after school

Vail, Kathleen
July 2004
American School Board Journal;Jul2004, Vol. 191 Issue 7, p8
Stresses the growing number of elementary students who are left alone at home after school in the U.S., according to a survey conducted by the Afterschool Alliance. Number of children who take care of themselves when the school day ends; Main goal of the alliance; Key findings of the survey.


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