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Parenting Behaviors and Adolescent OST Participation

Harvard Family Research Project discusses the connection between parents' behavior and adolescents' participation in out-of-school time activities.

Suzanne Bouffard , Sandra Simpkins-Chaput, Carrie-Anne DeDeo (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

Measuring Change: Out-of-School Time Programs and School Culture

Holly Morehouse describes how out-of-school time programs connected to the school day transformed one district's school culture.

Holly Morehouse (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

Mayor's Time in Detroit: A Citywide System for After School

Linda Lee explains how foundations, local and state governments, schools, and other entities have formed a multimember collaboration to support the Mayor's Time after school initiative.

Linda Lee (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

An Emerging Assessment of College Preparation, Media, and Arts Programs

Karen Walking Eagle, Sebastian Castrechini, and Monica Mielke from Policy Studies Associates preview a new assessment of programs that connect youth with multiple out-of-school supports to promote future success.

Karen Walking Eagle , Sebastian Castrechini, Monica Mielke (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

Coaching for Quality

Sarah Jonas describes the Children's Aid Society's model of site-based coaching for quality after school programming and the supports they provide to build the capacity of their coaches.

Sarah Jonas (Winter 2005/2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

Investing in Connections

Foundation executives discuss their efforts to connect the many contexts in which children live and learn in order to increase the impact of their investments in these areas.

Erin Harris (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Evaluating Partnerships: Seven Success Factors

Dr. Hector Garza of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships describes what he looks for when evaluating educational partnerships.

Julia Coffman (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

360 Degrees of Literacy: A Look at a Community Partnership in Dallas

Dennie Palmer Wolf and Jennifer Bransom offer lessons from the evaluation of a Dallas-based effort to promote

Dennie Palmer Wolf , Jennifer Bransom (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

New & Noteworthy

The New & Noteworthy section features an annotated list of papers, organizations, and initiatives related to the issue

Harvard Family Research Project (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

From the Director's Desk

An introduction to the issue on Complementary Learning by HFRP's Founder & Director, Heather B. Weiss, Ed.D.

Heather B. Weiss, Ed.D. (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Supplementary Education: The Hidden Curriculum of High Academic Achievement

Priscilla Little of HFRP reviews Supplementary Education, a new compilation of essays and papers edited by Edmund Gordon, Beatrice Bridglall, and Aundra Saa Meroe.

Priscilla Little (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Learning Is Everyone's Business: Learning Supports in Iowa

On behalf of their partners in the Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development, Linda Miller and Carol Behrer describe a statewide interagency collaboration to coordinate educational policies, practices, and programs.

Linda Miller , Carol Behrer (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Studying Contextual Predictors of Participation in Out-of-School Time Activities

Describing a new study by HFRP, Holly Kreider illustrates how research and data can illuminate and facilitate links between complementary learning contexts.

Holly Kreider (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

A Conversation With Richard Rothstein

Richard Rothstein argues that narrowing the achievement gap requires substantial changes in social policy in addition to extensive school reform.

Julia Coffman (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Seattle School District's Community Alignment Initiative

Sara Tenney-Espinosa, of the Seattle School District, describes the evaluation goals and early findings from a collaboration between the district and local after school providers.

Sara Tenney-Espinosa (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

SPARKing Innovation

Tony Berkley of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation describes the application of a theory of change to a complex initiative to facilitate team learning, strategic management, and program improvement.

Tony Berkley (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Beyond the Classroom: Complementary Learning to Improve Achievement Outcomes

Harvard Family Research Project introduces complementary learning as a concept for improving learning outcomes without relying solely on school-based reform.

Heather Weiss , Julia Coffman, Margaret Post, Suzanne Bouffard, Priscilla Little (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Project HOPE: Working Across Multiple Contexts to Support At-Risk Students

In this article, Barbara Jentleson and Helen Westmoreland, from Duke University, highlight the mechanism of connecting complementary-learning contexts through staffing patterns and practices.

Barbara Jentleson , Helen Westmoreland (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Technology Goes Home: Connecting Families, Communities, and Schools

Kelly Faughnan from HFRP describes a program that connects families and schools in the Boston area through the mechanism of technology.

Kelly Faughnan (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Engaging Families in Out-of-School Time Programs

A group of researchers illlustrate how the practice of family engagement can link the out-of-school time, school, and home contexts.

Zenub Kakli , Holly Kreider, Tania Buck, Caroline Ross (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Increasing the Bottom Line by Supporting Families

Lynn Mitchell, from Corporate Voices for Working Families, describes how businesses can promote policies and practices that support working families, using partnerships between private and public sectors.

Lynn Mitchell (Spring 2005) Evaluation Exchange Article

Understanding Family Strengthening to Promote Youth Development

Dr. Geri Lynn Peak, a consultant and formerly the Managing Director of the Center for Applied Research and Technical Assistance, describes the evolution, practice, and potential assessment of a family strengthening approach to promote positive youth development.

Geri Lynn Peak (Spring 2003) Evaluation Exchange Article

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