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Afterschool Alliance, April 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Through the pandemic, afterschool programs have been an instrumental partner for schools and families—programs remained connected to their students, complemented school-day lessons, and provided essential supports for families. As the country now…

Afterschool Alliance, March 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

As schools begin to reopen, 21st CCLC programs are well positioned to help students—in particular those who need extra support—take part in hands-on learning, build healthy relationships, explore a diversity of subject areas, and have a safe…

Afterschool Alliance, March, 2015
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Afterschool programs have been operating for decades in communities across the country, and federal investment in afterschool has increased dramatically since the mid-1990s. However, even more investment in the field of afterschool, which includes…
Afterschool Alliance, March, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Afterschool Alliance, in partnership with Dollar General Literacy Foundation, is proud to present this issue brief examining the vital role afterschool programs play to build students' literacy skills. This issue brief will explore the…
Afterschool Alliance, September, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A growing body of research helps identify the dropout risk factors and the students who are likely to drop out. Afterschool programs are a proven intervention strategy to address these risk factors and provide the necessary supports to students who…
Afterschool Alliance, January, 2013
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An overview of research on the relationship of after school program participation to children's academic, behavioral, and health outcomes
Afterschool Alliance, May, 2012
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An overview of research on the relationship of after school program participation to children's academic and behavioral outcomes
Afterschool Alliance, January, 2012
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An overview of research on the relationship of after school program participation to children's academic and behavioral outcomes
Afterschool Alliance, September, 2011
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A review of evaluation reports from after school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs that examines participant outcomes related to attitudes toward STEM fields and careers, STEM knowledge and skills, and likelihood of…
Afterschool Alliance, March 2011
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An overview of research on the relationship of after school program participation to children's academic and behavioral outcomes
Afterschool Alliance, January 2011
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A collection of briefs on issues related to middle school students and after school programs
Afterschool Alliance, January 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the importance of higher education and career readiness, with a focus on the role of after school programs in the achievement and preparation of middle school students for later life
Afterschool Alliance, June 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the academic and social benefits of after school program participation for middle school students
Afterschool Alliance, April 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the influence of after school programs on children's academic outcomes, safety, and families' well-being
Afterschool Alliance, August 2008
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An overview of research on the impact of after school program participation on student safety, behavior, and discipline, and on parent concerns about their children's safety