In this Issue:
- Supporting the Literacy Development of Low-Income Children in Afterschool Programs by Robert Halpern
- Appendix: The Role of Specific Activities in Children' s Literacy Development
The Afterschool Matters is part of the Afterschool Matters Initiative. Afterschool Matters is a national, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting professionalism, scholarship and consciousness in the field of afterschool education. Published by the the Robert Bowne Foundation, the journal serves those involved in developing and managing programs for youth during the out-of-school time hours, in addition to those engaged in research and in shaping youth development policy.