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  • adjective outside regular school hours.

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  • adjective Alternative form of afterschool.

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  • adjective outside regular school hours


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  • With the growing education gap and schools operating on budget cutbacks, there's never been a more important time to focus on the after-school cause.

    Jodi Gibson: Changing the World One Robot at a Time

  • With more than 20 years working with charity organizations, I've been involved in programs that have helped a lot of people -- from domestic hunger relief to HIV/AIDS to my current role at jcpenney, where I'm grateful to have been a part of distributing more than $100 million to after-school programs.

    Jodi Gibson: Changing the World One Robot at a Time

  • They seemed to repeat the behavior that had made them unpopular at school, and the other children in their after-school groups reported the same kind of negative reactions that rejected children tend to get from their classmates.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • She had played with some of the kids in an after-school program and was already friends with quite a few of them.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • In the car, the driver would casually ask how things were going with the after-school activities.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • In his original study on the topic, Seligman and his colleagues enrolled a group of two hundred eleven- and twelve-year-old children from Philadelphia in a six-week after-school program.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Those students whose parents got involved—by helping them join after-school activities and other kinds of groups—were much more likely to be accepted by peers one year later.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Soon she had music commissions ranging from after-school dance groups to composing a song for the 100th anniversary of her local park.

    Lifelong learning is the secret to happiness in old age

  • She can get involved with a different group of kids preferably a small group for some after-school activity, something she really likes and wants to do.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Each boy who was characterized as rejected or neglected by the sociometrics was then recruited to participate in a six-week after-school program.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?


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