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Written by elementary school principals and child care experts, this guide provides parents with practical information about finding an appropriate before- or after-school child care program for children ages 5 to 13. Using a question-answer format, the guide addresses ways for parents to find suitable programs, the questions parents should ask the program director, and ways for parents to determine program quality. The guide suggests several things to look for when choosing a program, including: (1) a caring, well-trained staff with no more than 12 children to each adult; (2) safe and healthy surroundings that offer a home-like atmosphere; and (3) a flexible schedule that allows children to choose from a wide variety of activities, spend time by themselves or in groups, and be inside and outdoors. (MM)

Descriptors: After School Programs, Educational Facilities, Elementary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Family Day Care, Parent Materials, Program Content, Program Evaluation, School Age Day Care

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Author: Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women.; National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, VA.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=7209&id=ED365429







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