Event Details: Do After-School Programs Help Level the Playing Field for Disadvantaged Youth?
An Equity in Education Forum:
Do After-School Programs Help Level the Playing Field for Disadvantaged Youth?
After-school programs may help compensate for schooling inequities, boost academic performance, and narrow achievement gaps. However, participation remains low among disadvantaged youth. What is the cause of their low participation rates? Will increasing access among disadvantaged students lead to more equitable academic outcomes? And if so, how much?
|Wednesday, October 7, 2009
3:30 - 5:00 PM
179 Grace Dodge Hall
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th St
Research Scientist, National Center for Children and Families
Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Children and Families
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
President, William T. Grant Foundation
President, The After-School Corporation
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Type: Lectures & Talks
Location: 179 Grace Dodge Hall
Date & Time: 10/7/2009, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Jessica Garcia
Contact Phone: 212-678-8362
Contact's Affiliation: Campaign for Educational Equity