The Changing Landscape of Afterschool Programs

October 1st, 2010 | RESEARCH

The amount of OST programming available has increased significantly in the last decade—but are enough programs available in the right places, and are children realizing the potential benefits of participation? This article reviews social and policy changes over the past few decades and the research on program availability and use, program content and duration, and unmet need for programming. It examines implications for research, advocacy, and policy.


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Team Members

Kathryn Hynes, Author, Pennsylvania State University
Felicia Sanders, Author, Pennsylvania State University


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 12
Page(s): 17

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs