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Gaining a Voice After School: Why After-School Programs are a Powerful Resource for English Language Learners

Publisher: 
Education Week

This article discusses the growing issue of English language learner (ELL) students and the benefits of after-school programs for their language development.

Afterschool.org

Publisher: 
AED Center for Youth Development

This Web site is for after school program directors, program staff, volunteers, parents, community members, policymakers, funders, researchers, and others who want to improve their after school pro

Afterschool: The Bridge Connecting Schools and Communities

Publisher: 
MetLife Foundation

Education reform efforts are placing a strong emphasis on strengthening schools, but schools are not the only place where students learn and grow.

National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families

Publisher: 
National League of Cities

This Web site provides a variety of publications and toolkits on issues including gang prevention, strengthening families, and improving afterschool programs. The resources on this Web site, though written mainly for municipal leaders, may be useful to SS/HS grantees in thinking about collaborating with partners.

Family and Neighborhood Risks: How They Relate to Involvement in Out-of-School Time Activities

Publisher: 
Child Trends

This fact sheet analyzes data from the National Survey of Children’s Health to determine how family and neighborhood risks relate to a child’s involvement in out-of-school time activities and programs.

Afterschool Investments Project

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

To support State efforts to provide quality afterschool opportunities, the Child Care Bureau awarded a technical assistance contract on out-of-school time to The Finance Project.

After-School Toolkit: Tips, Techniques, and Templates for Improving Program Quality

Publisher: 
James Irvine Foundation

This toolkit offers a series of practical tools and techniques program managers and staff can use to improve the quality of their after-school programs.

What Matters, What Works: Advancing Achievement After School

Publisher: 
James Irvine Foundation

This report underscores the potential of after-school programs in advancing children

Process Evaluations: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Practitioners

Publisher: 
Child Trends

This fact sheet contains the most recent available data on health insurance coverage, preventive and other health services, and unmet need among adolescents and young adults ages 12

The Impact of After-School Programs That Promote Personal and Social Skills

Publisher: 
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

This CASEL report examines the expected outcomes from after-school programs that attempt to foster young people's personal and social skills and program characteristics that are associated with bet