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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…
Pechman Ellen M., Russell Christina A., Birmingham Jennifer, February, 2008
Instruments
Pechman Ellen M., Mielke Monica, Russell Christina A., White Richard N., Cooc North, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the reliability and validity of the Out-of-School Time (OST) Observation Instrument
Wimer Christopher, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of the findings from and methodological challenges faced by seven experimental evaluation studies of after school programs
Harvard Family Research Project, 2005
Other
A collection of testimonies from child care experts on evaluation methods and the role of theory in child care assessment
Harvard Family Research Project, 2005
Other
A description of a theoretical, democratic approach to evaluating child care programs in an attempt to address social equity and inclusion
Vandell Deborah Lowe, Reisner Elizabeth R., Brown B. Bradford, Pierce Kim M., Dadisman Kim, Pechman Ellen M., February, 2004
Instruments
Forum for Youth Investment, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview evaluating the development and impact of after-school programs, such as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st Century), on school-age children
Harvard Family Research Project, 2003
Other
A newsletter on evaluations of and issues surrounding the evaluation of out-of-school time programs
Harvard Family Research Project, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of selected experimental and quasi-experimental outcome evaluations of out-of-school time programs across a range of program sizes and types. Includes appendix with program listing and brief descriptions.
Weiss Heather B., Little Priscilla M., 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A commentary on the implications of ''When Schools Stay Open Late: The National Evaluation of the Twenty-first Century Community Learning Centers Program, First Year Findings'' for future evaluation and research.
Caspe Margaret, Traub Flora, Little Priscilla M., 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A brief on methods used in the evaluation of family involvement in out-of-school-time programs
Harvard Family Research Project, Finance Project (U.S.), 2002
Other
A guide informing out-of-school time program stakeholders of considerations in the development of successful program evaluations
Little Priscilla M., Traub Flora, Horsch Karen, 2002
Other
A brief on evaluation requirements for Twenty-first Century Community Learning Center programs with recommendations for meeting them
United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service, 2001
Reports & Papers
Interview guides, questionnaires, and assessments used in a study to evaluate the Community Learning Centers Program