Investment in After-school Programs: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, Special Hearing, May 13, 2002, Washington, DC.

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Page 34 - Texan, but also as a representative of the National League of Cities. The National League of Cities represents 1 8,000 cities and towns and over 1 40,000 local elected officials.
Page 11 - R. (2001). The comparative costs and benefits of programs to reduce crime (version 4.0).
Page 29 - Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future'.
Page 37 - KIDS, which is made up of more than 2,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and victims of violence from across the country who have come together to take a hard-nosed look at the research about what really works to keep kids from becoming criminals. In considering next steps to build on the successes of welfare reform, this Committee faces many important decisions.
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Page 15 - Huang, Denise, Barry Gribbons, Kyung Sung Kim, Charlotte Lee, and Eva L. Baker. "A Decade of Results: The Impact of the LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program on Subsequent Student Achievement and Performance.
Page 14 - Improvements in Math and Reading Scores of Students Who Did and Did Not Participate in the Foundations After School Enrichment Program During the 2001-2002 School Year.
Page 39 - These are also the weekday hours (luring which children are most likely to become victims of crime, be in an automobile accident, have sex, smoke, drink alcohol, or use drugs. After-school programs can cut crime immediately by keeping kids safe and out of trouble during these dangerous hours. They can also cut later crime by helping...
Page 29 - But, as Columbine and other school shootings across the nation have shown us, troubled children come from all socio-economic backgrounds. Every public school that chooses should have the resources to offer their unsupervised students, a safe, educationally enriching place to go after school.
Page 22 - Chairman. [The prepared statement of Senator Boxer follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF SENATOR BARBARA BOXER Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am...