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The Impact of After-School Programs That Promote Personal and Social Skills

Previous reviews have concentrated on the academic benefits of programs that offer tutoring or other forms of academic assistance to youth, and the results have been mixed. However, the personal and social benefits of after-school programs have been somewhat overlooked, at least in terms of formal evaluation.

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    Joseph A. Durlak | Loyola University Chicago
    Roger P. Weissberg | University of Illinois Chicago
    Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

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    January 2007

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