Help Parents, Increase Learning--After School

January 2011
Principal;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p44
The article explores the role of after-school programs in keeping children and adolescents safe, providing further opportunities for learning, and alleviating parent anxiety about children's safety. The author discusses his experience as the principal of West School in Lancaster, Ohio, where the West After School Center (WASC) program was developed. Information on standards for school principals who want to develop after-school programs and extended learning days is presented.


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