after-school


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af·ter·school

 (ăf′tər-sko͞ol′)
adj. often after-school
1. Taking place immediately following school classes: afterschool activities.
2. Of or being a program designed to provide care for and educational enhancement to children in the hours immediately following school classes.
n.
An afterschool program.

after-school

adj
(Education) put on after the end of the normal school day
n
(Education) a session or club after the end of the normal school day
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.after-school - outside regular school hoursafter-school - outside regular school hours; "a special after-school class"
outside - relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin"
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Recently, the education ministry's decision to ban after-school English classes for first and second graders has caused much debate.
2 billion from the children and robbing them blind," the former governor said, in front of hundreds of program leaders at the National After-School Summit at University of Southern California's Schwarzenegger Institute.
Sipe attributes the change to the districts four-year-old STEM Academy, a homemade K12 after-school program that enrolls hundreds of students for 12 hours a week of enrichment courses, field trips and career exploration.
Southern California-based Food 4 Less is pleased to announce that it is raising funds at the checkstands in its supermarkets to support after-school education programs.
A PETITION signed by more than 500 people opposing plans to shut a popular after-school club has been presented to Cardiff council.
The Eugene School District was awarded a $485,000 federal grant for its Boosting and Enriching Students Today program, an after-school program for at-risk youth.
WORCESTER - Two city schools will start new after-school programs next week that union leaders say look suspiciously like extended school days.
Local students are gaining more healthy after-school programs, thanks to the province.
As schools struggle to meet federal achievement standards, after-school programs are increasingly viewed as a potential source of academic support for youth at risk of school failure.
This literature review describes the goals of after-school programs and examines the degree to which programs have achieved those goals.
CHILDREN'S secretary Ed Balls has called for a re-think on the controversial closure of up to 14 after-school Children's Clubs in Coventry.