after-school after-school

Definition(s):

  • (adj) outside regular school hours

Usage(s):

  1. The result: a cottage industry of organized after-school pursuits lessons and tutors and clubs and teams to baby-sit and enrich.
  2. When my son was in high school, I encouraged him to get a job rather than waste his after-school time doing homework assignments.
  3. Parents also worry that their children won't have the time--or the energy--for after-school activities.

News

  1. After-school programs hit hard by cuts

    SAN ANDREAS - One after-school program in San Andreas will close later this year and another in Rail Road Flat will be trimmed due to cuts in state funding.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Stockton Record

  2. OHM BOCES receives grant for after-school program

    After-school activities will continue for the next two years in five local school districts through a grant awarded to the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES. OHM BOCES will receive $20,000 over the next two years to fund elementary school after-school programs. 
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

  3. 8 after-school programs in SD get grants

    8 after-school programs in SD get grants PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Eight after-school programs have been awarded grants to provide educational opportunities for students. The money goes to support tutoring, homework help, music, arts, sports and other after-school activities.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "We'll look at everything from college affordability to after-school programs, the things that affect people's daily lives," Biden said during an interview to be broadcast Sunday on ABC's "This Week".
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I know if I had tens of thousands of dollars, I wouldn't use them on billboards," Booker said. "I would use them for after-school programs. I would use them to help teachers get supplies."
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Cory Booker Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Windows Vista will make a huge impact on everything from after-school homework assistance throughout the community to giving parents an opportunity to gain new skills for today's burgeoning digital work force," said de la Hoya, in a statement.
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Oscar De La Hoya Source: Bizjournals.com

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