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Unformatted text preview: Extra Curricular Activities by Eccles There is an urge to get kids to spend their free time taking part in extra-cirricular after school activities rather than solitary activities such as watching TV Team sports had positive correlations to graduation rate and GPA but also increased risk of risky behavior such as drinking. Almost all after school activities had positive correlations to enjoyment of school for 10 th-12 th graders. Specific programs affect youths in different ways so it is important to find out which after school program is right for which individual...
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- Winter '07