After-School Activities to Expand

From today's Metro section:

The Fairfax County school system will kick off an expansion of its middle school after-school programs today.

The joint effort of the system and the county government will offer more seventh- and eighth-grade after-school activities to boost academic achievement and keep students from gangs, drugs and alcohol.

Twelve of the county's 26 middle schools will offer activities five days a week instead of three. The formal launch is at 4 p.m. at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Rd. in Falls Church.

By  |  April 19, 2006; 10:20 AM ET  | Category:  Schools
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