school-age child


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Noun1.school-age child - a young person attending school (up through senior high school)school-age child - a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
boarder - a pupil who lives at school during term time
day boarder - a schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home
latchkey child - a school-age child who is home without adult supervision for part of the day (especially after school until a parent returns home from work)
schoolboy - a boy attending school
spring chicken, young person, younker, youth - a young person (especially a young man or boy)
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Morgan Chase who have at least one school-age child.
The purpose of this study was to determine if participation in the North Carolina Quality Enhancement Initiative (NCQEI) improved the overall quality of the 26 participating school-age child care programs in three North Carolina communities.
Two-thirds of households with a school-age child had a computer with 53 percent having Internet access.
In response to this concern, numerous school-age child care programs have been developed.
The demand for school-age child care, which includes programs for children from kindergarten age through early adolescence during periods of time when schools are traditionally closed, has escalated due to changes in the structure of the family.

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