Pannoni, A. (2014, November 3). After-School Programs Can Help Teens at Risk of Dropping Out. Retrieved April 03, 2018

The hours between 3-7 p.m. can be risky for many high school students, as they are often alone and unsupervised. Violent juvenile crimes occur most frequently in the hours immediately following the end of school on school days, according to federal data. After-school programs — long an option for working parents of younger children — can be an important tool in preventing at-risk teens from dropping out.After-school programs can keep teens out of trouble after the last bell rings. Read more about how to keep teens on a positive path to have a successful life in the near future.

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