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After School Programs Can Keep Kids-and Violence-Off the Streets

After school programs may help supplement education in the classroom. But they're also a great way to keep students out of trouble. A new study highlights the importance of structured activity outside of school for all students, no matter where they live. The study finds that even in good communities, the more time kids spend hanging out, the more likely they are to participate in violence. Christopher Browning is a professor of sociology at Ohio State, and co-authored the report.

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