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After-School Finds Power and Vision at the Community Level

When the school bell rings at the end of each day and each semester, students around the country flood from the confines of their classrooms into a wide variety of places and conditions.

They may go home, to sports practice or to an after-school program. They may end up on the streets. Or alone.

What students do in the after-school hours and the impact it has on their academic performance and personal development is an issue that persists across the nation.