Types of risks accepted: Commercial children's daycare centers, children's camps, Head Start programs, nursery schools, latchkey
Some professionals seem to believe that older latchkey
children develop a greater sense of responsibility and a concomitant enhancement of their self-images than do "supervised" children; other professionals think not.
phenomenon affects parents, children, and the communities in which they live.
The phrase latchkey
kid, a media scare term two decades ago, has all but vanished from the press.
Gently tell them that the student body has changed since they went to school from upper- and middle-class students to 60 percent latchkey
kids, with 24 percent coming from minority groups.
children, who routinely care for themselves without adult supervision, run a higher risk of alcohol, marijuana or cigarette use than do children who are supervised after school and in the evening, according to a new scientific report.
ERIC Descriptors: Incidence; Family Work Relationship; Marital Status; Family Income; Supervision; Racial Differences; Latchkey
But the lost wallet that threatened to maroon the Westlake Village developer in the Big Apple eventually led to thousands of dollars in holiday toys and services for latchkey
boys and girls.
Among the topics covered are the link between state political culture and family policy, latchkey
children, treatment of the nation's elderly and its link to a mythical past, abortion, and family policy in the People's Republic of China.
Researchers who conducted a survey of 349 third graders in an affluent Dallas suburb report thatk one child out of four has no adult supervision after school; but these latchkey
children do not demonstrate poor social, emotional or intellectual development, as an earlier study had suggested.
ERIC Descriptors: After School Programs; Financial Support; Change Strategies; Educational Opportunities; Youth Opportunities; Latchkey
Children; City Government; Educational Quality; Educational Finance; Funding Formulas; Resource Allocation; Finance Reform; Educational Needs; Educational Innovation; Educational Policy; Guidelines; Youth Programs; Educational Administration
Mr Blair will vow: "I want an end to latchkey
LANCASTER - William Parris is dropping his bid for a City Council seat to head up an effort to create after-school programs for latchkey