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McCarthy Betsy, Michel Lisa, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Rice John, Nakamoto Jonathan, Tafoya Armando, October, 2011
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A summary of a study of the implementation of The Electric Company Summer Learning Program, a transmedia curriculum for summer programs with a focus on math and literacy skills, and of the relationship of participation in the program to teaching…
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, February 2009
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A description of a study on the effectiveness of the Success for All Foundation's Success for All reading program, an after school reading intervention for children in grades two through five, based on data from children in 25 after school centers…
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, February 2009
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A description of a study on the effectiveness of the Harcourt Mathletics program, an after school mathematics intervention for children in grades two through five, based on data from children in 25 after school programs who were assigned by lottery…
Vaden-Kiernan Michael, Hughes Debra, Rudo Zena, Fitzgerald Robert, Hartry Ardice, Chambers Bette, Smith Dewi, Muller Patricia A., Moss Marcey, 2008
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Findings from three randomized controlled studies of the effects of literacy interventions in after school settings on elementary school student achievement
Sammons Pam, Taggart Brenda, Siraj-Blatchford Iram, Sylva Kathy, Melhuish Edward, Barreau Sofka, December, 2006
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A summary of a study of teacher characteristics and classroom practices, environmental features and children?s developmental progress and behaviors in fifth-year-of-primary-school classrooms, based primarily on researcher observations
Cummings Colleen, Dyson Alan, Papps Ivy, Pearson Diana, Raffo Carlo, Tiplady Lucy, Todd Liz, September, 2006
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A summary of interim findings from a multi-method implementation and impact evaluation of an initiative in the United Kingdom to provide extended school services, including before and after school and full-day child care, in primary schools
Westmoreland Helen, Little Priscilla M., 2006
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A brief on key issues and challenges facing after school programs for middle school students, including how program quality standards can improve them
Lanahan Lawrence, Princiotta Daniel, Enyeart Christine, 2006
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An analysis of the frequency and duration of instruction in reading, math, and science in the first grade, based on data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K)
Shore Rima, Bodrova Elena, Leong Deborah Jane, March, 2004
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An overview of child outcome standards in Prekindergarten programs, how they relate to the standards movement in K-12 education, and what conditions are necessary to ensure their effectiveness
Bouffard Suzanne, Little Priscilla M., 2004
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A review of different data collection methods used in evaluations of school age child care programs
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (U.S.), 2003
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A summary of the effects of out-of-school time programs on school-age children
Forum for Youth Investment, 2003
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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
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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
Tolman Joel, Pittman Karen, Yohalem Nicole, Thomases Jean, Trammel Ming, 2002
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A review of youth engagement in out-of-school programs
Afterschool Alliance, 2002
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An issue brief discussing a variety of afterschool programs that encourage students' involvement in public and community service