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Gray-Lobe Guthrie, Pathak Parag A., Walters Christopher R., May 2021
Reports & Papers

We use admissions lotteries to estimate the effects of large-scale public preschool in Boston on college-going, college preparation, standardized test scores, and behavioral outcomes. Preschool enrollment boosts college attendance, as well as SAT…

Gray-Lobe Guthrie, Pathak Parag A., Walters Christopher R., May 2021
Reports & Papers

We use admissions lotteries to estimate the effects of large-scale public preschool in Boston on college-going, college preparation, standardized test scores, and behavioral outcomes. Preschool enrollment boosts college attendance, as well as SAT…

Smith Emilie Phillips, Witherspoon Dawn P., Osgood D. Wayne, July/August 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Positive youth development (PYD) deserves more empirical attention, particularly among children of diverse racial-ethnic backgrounds. Given the need among families for monitoring and supervision during out-of-school time, community-based afterschool…
Bloom Howard S., Weiland Christina, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
This paper uses data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS), a nationally representative multi-site randomized trial, to quantify variation in effects of Head Start during 2002-2003 on children's cognitive and socio-emotional outcomes relative to…
Linden Leigh L., Herrera Carla, Grossman Jean Baldwin, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
We assess the potential of academic OST programs through a four-year RCT of an intensive, comprehensive program. The program improves reading comprehension and problem solving scores after two years--but only the latter persists four years later.…
Herrera Carla, Grossman Jean Baldwin, Linden Leigh L., 2013
Reports & Papers
Higher Achievement targets rising fifth and sixth graders from "at-risk communities" and serves them throughout the middle school years. Its goal is to strengthen participants' academic skills, attitudes and behaviors, reinforce high aspirations and…
Piha Sam, Julian Joshua, Cruz Rozel, July, 2012
Reports & Papers
An examination of the implementation of California's Proposition 49, which funds school-based after school programs, and the current status and needs of the after school field in California, based on a document review and key informant interviews
Piha Sam, Julian Joshua, Cruz Rozel, July, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the implementation of California's Proposition 49, which funds school-based after school programs, and the current status and needs of the after school field in California, based on a document review and key informant…
Smith Charles, Akiva Tom, Sugar Samantha A., Lo Yun-Jia, Frank Kenneth, Peck Stephen C., Cortina Kai S., Devaney Thomas, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI), a continuous improvement intervention for out-of-school time programs, that examines YPQI implementation and impact on manager improvement focus, continuous improvement practices,…
Smith Charles, Akiva Tom, Sugar Samantha A., Lo Yun-Jia, Frank Kenneth, Peck Stephen C., Cortina Kai S., Devaney Thomas, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI), a continuous improvement intervention for out-of-school time programs, that examines YPQI implementation and impact on manager improvement focus, continuous improvement…
Tracy Allison J., Surr Wendy, Richer Amanda, 2012
Reports & Papers
Findings from an exploration of the validity and reliability of the Assessment of Afterschool Program Practices Tool (APT), an observational measure of quality in after school programs, based on observations conducted in 25 after school programs in…
Tracy Allison J., Surr Wendy, Richer Amanda, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from an exploration of the validity and reliability of the Assessment of Afterschool Program Practices Tool (APT), an observational measure of quality in after school programs, based on observations conducted in 25 after school…
Herrera Carla, Linden Leigh L., Arbreton Amy, Grossman Jean Baldwin, October, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an evaluation of the impact of Higher Achievement, a high-quality, comprehensive, and time-intensive after school and summer supplemental education program for middle school students in Washington, DC, on participants' academic…
Linden Leigh L., Herrera Carla, Grossman Jean Baldwin, September, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the impact of Higher Achievement, a high-quality, comprehensive, and time-intensive after school and summer supplemental education program for middle school students in Washington, DC, on participants' academic attitudes and…
Piha Sam, Karosic Laura, 2011
Other

A discussion of policies, guidelines, and strategies for employing high school students in after school programs