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Grantmakers for Education's Out-of-School Time Funder Network, Summer 2014
Reports & Papers
Last year, Grantmakers for Education's Out-of-School Time (OST) Funder Network, as part of its strategic planning process, gathered insights from a diverse group of grantmakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, and advocates on questions such…
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
Reports & Papers
The report looks at children participating in afterschool programs and children missing out on afterschool opportunities. It examines who is in afterschool programs, the types of activities offered in programs, satisfaction with program quality, and…
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
America After 3PM surveyed parents across the country to examine how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m.--the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work. It highlights the trends in afterschool program…
Vermont Center for Afterschool Excellence, February, 2011
Reports & Papers
An overview of the locations of 358 Vermont after school and expanded learning programs, and a study of their characteristics, funding sources, and challenges, based on survey responses from 160 of the programs
Earle Alison, Afterschool Alliance, May 2009
Reports & Papers
An exploration of the costs of providing services to out of school time programs and their methods of measuring progress, based on a survey of 537 programs from 50 school districts
Earle Alison, Afterschool Alliance, May, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an exploration of the costs of providing services to out of school time programs and their methods of measuring progress, based on a survey of 537 programs from 50 school districts
School's Out Washington, January, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the supply of and demand for out-of-school time programs in Washington State, based on analyses of data sets, surveys of programs, and parent and youth focus groups
School's Out Washington, January, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the supply of and demand for out-of-school time programs in Washington State, based on analyses of data sets, surveys of programs, and parent and youth focus groups
School's Out Washington, January, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the supply of and demand for out-of-school time programs in Washington State, based on analyses of data sets, surveys of programs, and parent and youth focus groups
Time, Learning, Afterschool Task Force, January 2007
Other
A discussion advocating reform of the United States education system, with a focus on organizing learning time, including out-of-school time, more effectively
Kansas Children's Campaign, Kansas Enrichment Network, 2004
Other
A report on the needs, demand, and supply of afterschool programs in Kansas, with recommendations for increasing access.
Kansas Children's Campaign, Kansas Enrichment Network, 2004
Executive Summary
An executive summary of a report on the needs, demand, and supply of afterschool programs in Kansas, with recommendations for increasing access.
Scott Ellen K., Hurst Allison, London Andrew S., 2003
Reports & Papers
A study examining the behavior of single women moving from welfare to work as a result of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), and their ability to find and provide child care during employment hours in…
Adams Gina, Snyder Kathleen, Sandfort Jodi R., 2002
Reports & Papers
A study of parents' interaction with the child care subsidy system and how state and local subsidy policies and practices affect parents' experiences. Particular attention is paid to the process of applying for and retaining subsidies.
Adams Gina, Snyder Kathleen, Sandfort Jodi R., 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A brief that summarizes the results of a study of child care subsidy policies and practices that can affect parents' interaction with the subsidy agency, the subsidy application process, and subsidy retention.