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Cohen-Vogel Lora, Little Michael, Jang Wonkyung, Burchinal Margaret, Bratsch-Hines Mary E., January-December 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Policy observers have expressed concern over whether misalignment between pre-K and K–12 has negative consequences for children. This study considers students’ exposure to redundant content across the pre-K and kindergarten years. Specifically, it…
Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
With the purpose of increasing the amount and intentionality of family engagement in 21st CCLC programs, MDE commissioned the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality to design, implement, and evaluate a family engagement pilot with…
McCarthy Betsy, Michel Lisa, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Rice John, Nakamoto Jonathan, Tafoya Armando, October, 2011
Reports & Papers
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 outcomes and to…
McCarthy Betsy, Michel Lisa, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Rice John, Nakamoto Jonathan, Tafoya Armando, October, 2011
Executive Summary
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…
McCarthy Betsy, Michel Lisa, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Rice John, Nakamoto Jonathan, Tafoya Armando, October, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
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…
Love Mary Lu, 04 February, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of an initiative to fund literacy curricula and build capacity and school linkages in summer programs in urban Massachusetts communities
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of an initiative to fund literacy curricula and build capacity and school linkages in summer programs in urban Massachusetts communities
Nippolt Pamela L., Nelson Amy G., October, 2010
Reports & Papers
A process evaluation of the pilot of Power of the Wind, a 4-H curriculum for middle school children, that examines a train-the-trainer implementation model, youth interest and engagement, and connections across pilot sites
Zimmer Ron W., Hamilton Laura S., Christina Rachel, February 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between both student math and reading scores and participation in either the supplemental education services program or the educational assistance program, and a study of program features associated with academic…
Black Alison R., Somers Marie-Andree, Doolittle Fred C., Unterman Rebecca, Grossman Jean Baldwin, September 2009
Reports & Papers
Impacts after the second year of implementation of the Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs, a two-year intervention and random assignment evaluation of structured math and reading instruction in after school programs…
Black Alison R., Somers Marie-Andree, Doolittle Fred C., Unterman Rebecca, Grossman Jean Baldwin, September 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of impacts after the second year of implementation of the Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs, a two-year intervention and random assignment evaluation of structured math and reading instruction in after…
Vile Juliet D., Arcaira Erikson, Reisner Elizabeth R., July, 2009
Reports & Papers
Findings from the sixth phase of an evaluation of the impact of Citizen Schools program participation on the improvement of the academic outcomes and life trajectories of at risk middle-school students in Massachusetts
Vile Juliet D., Arcaira Erikson, Reisner Elizabeth R., July, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from the sixth phase of an evaluation of the impact of Citizen Schools program participation on the improvement of the academic outcomes and life trajectories of at risk middle-school students in Massachusetts
Fees Bronwyn S., Bopp Melissa, Dzewaltowski David A., Trost Stewart G., July/August 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of family child care home (FCCH) providers' perceptions of appropriate physical activity (PA), current practices, and perceived barriers to inclusion of PA within their programs from coded transcriptions of focus group interviews with…
Bernstein Lawrence S., Rappaport Catherine Dun, Olsho Lauren, Hunt Dana, Levin Marjorie, March, 2009
Reports & Papers
Findings from an investigation of the influence of mentoring programs sponsored by the United States Department of Education's Student Mentoring Program initiative on students' interpersonal relationships, engagement, and risky behaviors, based on…