Anderson, A., & Fisher, J. (2019, April 24). Extracurriculars Are More Than Nice-to-Have: They’re Essential – EdSurge News. Retrieved April 26, 2019.

Students from low-income families are three times less likely to be engaged in after-school activities — causing an extracurricular gap among students — writes Amy Anderson of ReSchool Colorado and Julia Freeland Fisher of the Clayton Christensen Institute. Anderson and Fisher detail why extracurricular activities matter and offer suggestions on organizations that can help.

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