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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

Linking School and After School: Strategies for Success

Julie Bott reviews the strategies she and her colleagues use to link the Gardner Extended Services School's after school program with the school day.

Julie Bott (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

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

New & Noteworthy

The New & Noteworthy section features an annotated list of papers, organizations, initiatives, and other resources related to the issue's theme of Building and Evaluating Out-of-School Time Connections.

Harvard Family Research Project (Fall 2006) 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

New & Noteworthy: Expanded Web Only Version

This web only version of the New & Noteworthy section features an expanded annotated list of papers, organizations, initiatives, and other resources related to the issue's theme of Building and Evaluating Out-of-School Time Connections.

Harvard Family Research Project (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

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

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

Reaching More Parents Through a Complementary Learning Approach

Lisa St. Clair and Barbara Jackson describe how the Nebraska State PIRC connects with 21st Century Community Learning Centers to foster family involvement.

Lisa St. Clair, Ed.D. , Barbara Jackson, Ph.D. (Spring 2008) 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

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

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

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

The C. S. Mott Statewide Afterschool Networks: Statewide Collaboration to Further After School Policies

An-Me Chung of the C. S. Mott Foundation describes the Statewide Afterschool Networks, and three Statewide Afterschool Network coordinators—Jennifer Becker Mouhcine from Illinois, Zelda Waymer from South Carolina, and Janet Frieling from Washington—discuss how their Networks support and promote systems of after school program quality.

An-Me Chung , Jennifer Becker Mouhcine, Zelda Waymer, Janet Frieling (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

The Peace Drum Project: Intergenerational Connections Through the Arts

Susan Porter, Project Director at Cooperative Artists Institute, describes how the Peace Drum Project makes connections with community members through the arts.

Susan Porter (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

The Posse Foundation: Moving Beyond Test Scores to Identify High-Potential Youth

Rassan Salandy of the Posse Foundation explains how one after school program works with universities and businesses to prepare high school students for success in college and beyond.

Rassan Salandy (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

Thinking Big: A New Framework for Family Involvement Policy, Practice, and Research

Suzanne Bouffard and Heather Weiss reframe family involvement as part of a broader complementary learning approach to promoting children’s success in education and in life.

Suzanne Bouffard, Ph.D. , Heather Weiss, Ed.D. (Spring 2008) 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

Using a Data Management Tool to Better Serve Middle School Youth Across a Variety of Settings

Elizabeth Devaney and Hillary Salmons from the Providence After School Alliance describe how a citywide data collection system helps track and improve after school services and strengthen linkages with community organizations, schools, and families.

Elizabeth Devaney , Hillary Salmons (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

Using Quality Assessment Tools to Evaluate OST Linkages

Helen Westmoreland from HFRP discusses how OST programs are using quality assessment tools to evaluate and promote linkages with families, schools, and communities.

Helen Westmoreland (Fall 2006) Evaluation Exchange Article

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