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Sacramento (Calif.). Department of Parks and Recreation, November, 2003
Other
A summary of assessments of a state-funded after school program examining academic performance, school attendance and social outcomes for participating children
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (U.S.), 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of the effects of out-of-school time programs on school-age children
Forum for Youth Investment, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview evaluating the development and impact of after-school programs, such as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st Century), on school-age children
Miller Beth M., 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Brief highlights from a larger review of the literature covering the effects of after school programs on the academic achievement and overall development of middle school students
Slattery Cheryl A., 2003
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of the Fast ForWord computer training system, implemented as an after school program, on the phonemic awareness and reading ability of students reading below grade level in grades three, four, and five
Conyers Liza M., Reynolds Arthur J., Ou Suh-Ruu, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the impact of participating in the Chicago Child-Parent Centers on the likelihood of urban, low income, African American children receiving special education services in elementary school
Children's Action Alliance, 2003
Other
A discussion of the Children?s Action Alliance?s undertaking of an assets assessment of the care needs of school-age children through two case studies at pilot project sites in Tucson, AZ and Scottsdale, AZ, including the tools and instruments used…
Soler Janet, Miller Linda, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the context of, and approaches to, early childhood curricula in the Foundation Stage Curriculum Guidance in England, the National Curriculum in New Zealand, and the Reggio Emilia curriculum in Italy
Waibel Ruth, Misra Ranjita, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of rate, type and extent of injuries in centers and the infection control practices employed by staff, based on a sample of 131 children ages 6 weeks to 7 years
McNair Mary Shannan, Bhargava Ambika, Adams Leah, Edgerton-Netke Sally, Kypros Bess, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of elementary school teachers' preferred methods of child assessment
Southern Regional Education Board, June, 2002
Other
An identification of problems preventing summer school programs from fulfilling their potential
Hangley, Jr. Bill, McClanahan Wendy S., February, 2002
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the implementation and impact of Youth Education for Tomorrow (YET) Centers, a literacy model that complements in-school literacy education and operates after school in churches and faith-based institutions in Philadelphia, based on…
Tolman Joel, Pittman Karen, Yohalem Nicole, Thomases Jean, Trammel Ming, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of youth engagement in out-of-school programs
Fowler Mary C., Lindemann Laura M., Thacker-Gwaltney Susan, Invernizzi Marcia, 2002
Reports & Papers
A study that expanded the Virginia Book Buddies program, initially designed to improve first graders' reading achievement, to include second graders with below-average reading skills
Afterschool Alliance, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An issue brief discussing a variety of afterschool programs that encourage students' involvement in public and community service