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Vandell Deborah Lowe, Simpkins Sandra, Pierce Kim M., Brown B. Bradford, Bolt Daniel, Reisner Elizabeth R., 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Patterns of afterschool activities were studied in low-income, ethnically diverse children (n = 1796, M age = 8.7 yrs). Cluster analyses indicated four reliable clusters: (a) regular participation in a high-quality afterschool program, (b)…

United States. Government Accountability Office, April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Education's 21st Century program--funded about $1 billion annually since 2002--supports a broad array of activities outside the school day to improve student outcomes in high-poverty or low-performing K-12 schools. A statement accompanying the…
Vinson Matthew, Hutson Michael, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) provide learning and youth development opportunities to students in high-poverty communities. These opportunities are designed to enhance students'…
United States. Department of Education. Office for Civil Rights, 21 March, 2014
Reports & Papers
A child's early education, including preschool and elementary school, sets the foundation for his or her future success. The 2011-12 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) collected early-childhood-education-related data such as preschool access and…
Marchand Julia, Sparr Mariel, Vinson Matthew, Moroney Deborah, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
American Institutes for Research (AIR), on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), is currently undertaking an evaluation of Rhode Island's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program. Ultimately, this evaluation…
Kauh Tina J., August, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of AfterZone, a city-wide after school program for middle-school students in Providence, Rhode Island, that examines youth program participation and engagement and the impact of program participation on youth school- and health-related…
Ready to Learn Providence, May, 2008
Reports & Papers
An analysis of neighborhood indicators to assess Providence, Rhode Island's ability to prepare children to enter school ready to learn and succeed, including information on family characteristics, child care market rates, and teacher qualifications
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2008
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on 3,342 students from 33 states assessed from…
Barnett W. Steven, Hustedt Jason T., Robin Kenneth B., Hawkinson Laura E., 2005
Reports & Papers
An annual review of access, quality, and resources in state funded preschool programs for children aged 3 and 4, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, during the 2003-2004 program year
Osterling Jorge P, Garza Armandina, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of partnerships between schools and Latino community-based organizations to improve the involvement of Latino parents in children's schooling
United States. Head Start Bureau, 2000
Reports & Papers
An overview of the impact, on children, families, schools, and communities, of 31 local demonstration programs, conducted as part of the National Head Start/Public School Early Childhood Transition Demonstration Study, in 30 states and the Navajo…