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Maxwell Kelly, Kraus Syndee, Hume Katie, May, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the quality of licensed, stand-alone school-age child care programs in Rhode Island, based on program documents, director interviews, and classroom observations of 30 programs
Smink Jeff, Deich Sharon G., 2010
Other
A discussion of a new approach to the provision of out-of-school time summer program opportunities
Morehouse Holly, Spring 2009
Other
Peer Reviewed
A presentation of a framework for middle school afterschool program design based on relationships, relevance, reinforcement, real-life projects, and rigor, from a review of the literature and reflections of its implementation in Vermont
McLaughlin Brenda, Phillips Tara L., 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of strategies to develop partnerships among schools, community organizations, and out-of-school time summer programs, based on interviews with providers of 11 summer programs that have established successful partnerships
Afterschool Alliance, June 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study of Maine education leaders' views of after school programs' role in supporting student success, based on a survey of public school principals
Little Priscilla M., Wimer Christopher, Weiss Heather B., February, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of 10 years of seminal research and evaluation studies of out-of-school time program impacts
Frankel Susan L., Goldman Elizabeth, Streitburger Kim, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the quality of staff, academic outcomes, and attendance in New Hampshire after school programs, based on data from 49 programs serving approximately 6,000 students
Massachusetts. Special Commission on After School and Out of School Time, November, 2007
Reports & Papers
Findings and recommendations from a commission created by the Massachusetts Legislature to determine how best to support children's development during out-of-school hours, based on public hearings, program site visits, and work group research reviews
Massachusetts. Special Commission on After School and Out of School Time, November, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of findings and recommendations from a commission created by the Massachusetts Legislature to determine how best to support children's development during out-of-school hours, based on public hearings, program site visits, and work group…
Massachusetts. Special Commission on After School and Out of School Time, November, 2007
Other
Profiles of selected after school programs in Massachusetts by legislative district
Afterschool Alliance, October 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study of education leaders' views of after school programs' role in supporting student success, based on a survey of public school superintendents and principals
Beard Beth, Fall 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the importance of physical activity to children's health and the role after school programs can play in increasing children's opportunities for physical activity
Gittleman Julia, Fall 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the importance of participation in the arts for children's development and well-being and the role after school programs can play in increasing children's opportunities in the arts
Little Priscilla M., Fall 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of six common barriers to children's access to and participation in after school programs
Little Priscilla M., Fall 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A definition of "after school" and an overview of research on the benefits of after school programs for children