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The Third Space – what is it?

KidsVT.com

” Kids spend most of their waking hours at school or at home. When they’re not at one of those two places, many Vermont children and teens — 79 percent of whom have no stay-at-home parent — go to afterschool programs, known in education circles as the third learning space. .”

“AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS ARE A SAFETY NET FOR KIDS

Stowe Today

“A community center also just helps keep kids from getting into trouble, [President Billi] Dunham said. Activities like video games and table tennis — vice president Sunny Brink recently installed a basketball hoop outside that’ll be a lot more popular in a few months — give kids a better place to be, rather than cruising the streets of Morrisville or sitting at home, alone.”