After-School Programs

The likelihood of youth exposure to drug use and other criminal behavior increases dramatically in the hours after school ends. RAND research has shown that the availability of quality after-school activities can reduce participation in and victimization as a result of illicit activities, and can boost academic performance.

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    Katie Tosh

    Policy Analyst
    Education M.P.H. in public health, Tulane University; B.A. in environmental studies, University of North Carolina; B.A. in Spanish, University of North Carolina; Certificate in nonprofit management and leadership, Tufts University

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    Anamarie A. Whitaker

    Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in education, University of California, Irvine; B.A. in psychology, University of Texas at Austin

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