After-School Programs for High School Students: An Evaluation of After School Matters

Published :
June 2011, 110 pages
Author(s) :
Barton J. Hirsch, Larry V. Hedges, Julie Ann Stawicki, Megan A. Mekinda
Publishing Organization :
Northwestern University
Topics :
A rigorous evaluation compares results for teens in Chicago’s After School Matters apprentice-like program to results for similar students, finding statistically significant benefits for After School Matters students on some measures of youth development and reduced problem behaviors, but no differences in job skills or school performance.
After-School Programs for High School Students: An Evaluation of After School Matters
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