HKS Authors

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Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, HKS and FAS, Emeritus

Abstract

Research shows that extracurricular activities help cultivate the skills, connections, and knowledge that prepare children for lifelong success, but low-income students are increasingly excluded from participating.

Citation

Snellman, Kaisa, Jennifer M. Silva, and Robert D. Putnam. "Inequity Outside the Classroom: Growing Class Differences in Participation in Extracurricular Activities." Voices in Urban Education 40 (2015): 7-14.