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    Fraft the problem and research question of the topic analyzing how after-school/ school programs can reduce different forms of crime among students.

    • Identify the general problem of analyzing how after-school/ school programs can reduce different forms of crime among students, for exploration and define it in a statement. For example, the topic on postrelease employment might generate a problem statement such as "Upon release from prison, offenders face severe difficulties securing legitimate employment, which can lead to recidivism or a reliance on public assistance."
    • Create at least one research question that focuses on a specific aspect of the problem. This research question will be the question that people research project seeks to answer. For example, a general interest in the rehabilitation of prison inmates might lead to a focused research question such as "Does participation in prison-based technical training programs improve an offender's opportunities for postrelease employment?"
    • Briefly describe how to proceed to find an answer to the research question. Is there data already published that can help? Are there programs or policies already in existence that can be analyzed? Does new data need to be collected or a new program implemented? In the prison rehabilitation example, one might find that innovative job-training programs are in place in some prisons, allowing the opportunity to examine the effectiveness of an existing program.

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    Hello and thank you for your question.

    • Identify the general problem of analyzing how after-school/ school programs can reduce different forms of crime among students, for exploration and define it in a statement. For example, the topic on postrelease employment might generate a problem statement such as "Upon release from prison, offenders face severe difficulties securing legitimate employment, which can lead to recidivism or a reliance on public assistance."

    You can use either of the statements below depending on which direction you would like to go:

    Studies have shown that youth residing within low-income, inner-city neighbourhoods are more prone to engaging in various acts of crime, such as drug abuse, especially is left under minimal or a lack of supervision after school hours.

    OR

    After school programs in low-income, inner-city neighbourhoods have been shown ...

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    This solution drafts the problem and research question of the topic analyzing how after-school/ school programs can reduce different forms of crime among students.

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