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Checklist: Questions to Ask When Looking at Afterschool Programs

By Kate Kelly

When you’re choosing an afterschool program, it’s important to look for a place where your child can relax and have fun. Oh, and it would be nice if he got his homework done, too! Here are questions to ask the director at any program you’re considering for your child.

Questions to Ask About Afterschool Programs

Afterschool programs with good homework policies can be beneficial for kids with learning and attention issues. Learn more about how to assess an afterschool program’s approach to homework.

About the Author

Portrait of Kate Kelly

Kate Kelly has been writing and editing for more than 20 years, with a focus on parenting.

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Portrait of Sheldon Horowitz

Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D., is senior director of learning resources and research at the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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