Latest After-school activity Stories

2013-10-16 23:02:11

On October 17th, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte hosts “Lights On Afterschool” events to uplift the importance of afterschool programs and academic enrichment. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 As a leading nonprofit serving Charlotte for 139 years, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte is committed to driving academic achievement and inspiring kids to reach their greatest potential. Most powerful among the Y’s youth development initiatives is its comprehensive afterschool program. On...

2012-10-09 21:46:27

Grades improved among elementary and middle school children participating in after-school activities at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. The study by researchers in SMU´s Simmons School of Education and Human Development measured academic performance of students enrolled in Boys and Girls Clubs of...

2012-10-05 23:04:01

A study by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time at Wellesley Centers for Women has found an innovative physical activity training toolkit to be a comprehensive, low-cost, and easily accessible resource for urban afterschool program professionals to promote physical activity among children ages 6-10. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 “After School Gets Moving” (ASGM), a physical activity training toolkit designed to be a comprehensive, low-cost, and easily accessible...

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