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Trivedi Pamala, Hoffman Cheri, February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief synthesizes and extends key findings from the Improving Programs, Policies, and Services to Promote Healthy Development in Middle Childhood in Afterschool Settings Project (MCASP) (see sidebar). Findings draw from a literature review,…

Bartko W. Todd, Sparr Mariel, Filene Jill H., Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief provides an overview of the Improving Programs, Policies, and Services to Promote Healthy Development in Middle Childhood in Afterschool Settings Project (MCASP). It presents characteristics of the five study sites along with key…

Bartko W. Todd, Miller Kassandra, Sparr Mariel, Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief summarizes findings on the sources, use, and adequacy of program funding from interviews with five afterschool program administrators and frontline staff. The five programs represent diverse geographic regions, program settings, and…

Sparr Mariel, Cachat Patrice, Bartko W. Todd, Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief summarizes how five afterschool programs—serving elementary age children and representing diverse geographic regions, settings, and populations served—view their roles and contributions to provide gender-aware afterschool programming.…

Bartko W. Todd, Sparr Mariel, Filene Jill H., Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Afterschool programs provide opportunities for physical activity for millions of children in the United States. This brief summarizes how five afterschool programs—representing diverse geographic regions, program settings, and served populations—…

Sparr Mariel, Cachat Patrice, Bartko W. Todd, Filene Jill H., Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief summarizes how five afterschool programs—representing diverse geographic regions, program settings, and served populations—view their roles and contributions to promoting young children’s SEBH. Findings were gathered through interviews…

Sparr Mariel, Morrison Colleen, Miller Kassandra, Bartko W. Todd, Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Literature Review

This literature review sought to - Supplement and update existing literature and meta-analytic reviews of social-emotional and behavioral health outcomes achieved in afterschool programs, with a specific focus on those serving children 6 to 12…

James Bell Associates, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This summary presents the results of a literature review to identify afterschool programs serving children aged 6–12 that report positive outcomes in social-emotional, behavioral, or physical health. (author abstract)

Ingoldsby Erin M., Morrison Colleen, Ruben Joelle, Melz Heidi, Cairone Karen, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
This special topic paper outlines the rationale for using and supporting logic models grounded in theories of change to help build the TI evidence base. It draws from information gleaned from our research summary, program scan, key informant…
Ingoldsby Erin M., Morrison Colleen, Ruben Joelle, Melz Heidi, Cairone Karen, August, 2020
Executive Summary
This special topic paper presents key findings on the use of theories of change and logic models in TI initiatives gleaned from the following project activities: - A research summary of TI systems-level initiatives - A program scan featuring…
Chien Nina C., November 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This is an account of select Federal subsidy eligibility and use statistics. Included are the number of eligible children in 2017 vs. 2016, the percentage of eligible children receiving benefits, and subsidy receipt by age, family income, and…

Chien Nina C., October, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides statistics on the numbers of children eligible for/receiving child care subsidies. It contains a bar chart of the percentage of eligible children receiving subsidies, broken down by income categories above or below the…
Chien Nina C., January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document highlights children's eligibility for and receipt of child care subsidies under federal and state rules for fiscal year 2015.
Selekman Rebekah, Holcomb Pamela A., October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This issue brief examines the use of child support cooperation requirements in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program and child care subsidy programs funded under the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF). (author abstract)
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Based on the issue brief, "Child Support Cooperation Requirements in Child Care Subsidy Programs and SNAP: Key Policy Considerations" by Rebekah Selekman and Pamela Holcomb, Mathematica Policy Research prepared under contract #HHSP233201500035I /…