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Vandell Deborah Lowe, Lee Kenneth T.H., Whitaker Anamarie A., Pierce Kim M., January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Effects associated with early child care and out-of-school time (OST) during middle childhood were examined in a large sample of U.S. adolescents (N = 958). Both higher quality early child care AND more epochs of organized activities (afterschool…
Vandell Deborah Lowe, Simpkins Sandra, Pierce Kim M., Brown B. Bradford, Bolt Daniel, Reisner Elizabeth R., 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Patterns of afterschool activities were studied in low-income, ethnically diverse children (n = 1796, M age = 8.7 yrs). Cluster analyses indicated four reliable clusters: (a) regular participation in a high-quality afterschool program, (b)…

Vandell Deborah Lowe, Burchinal Margaret, Pierce Kim M., October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Relations between early child care and adolescent functioning at the end of high school (EOHS; [mean] age = 18.3 years) were examined in a prospective longitudinal study of 1,214 children. Controlling for extensive measures of family background,…
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…
Vandell Deborah Lowe, Pierce Kim M., Karsh Andrea, 03 February, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the concurrent and longitudinal relationships between after school program participation and students' academic, social, and behavioral outcomes, based on four-year follow-up surveys from 436 students who participated in a study of high-…
Shernoff David J., June 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between after school program participation and both social competence and academic performance and the mediating influences of quality of experiences and a study of relationships between satisfaction during after school…
Bowles Anne, Brand Betsy, 2009
Reports & Papers
A compendium of descriptions for and evaulations of 22 out of school time programs, and a discussion of the possible benefits of these programs to older youth
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2004
Reports & Papers
A national evaluation of the impacts of after-school programs on the academic achievement and social development of elementary and middle school students
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2004
Executive Summary
A longitudinal study regarding the Twenty-first Century Community Learning Centers program effects on elementary and middle school children's feelings of safety after school, their academic performance, and developmental outcomes
Reisner Elizabeth R., White Richard N., Russell Christina A., Birmingham Jennifer, 2004
Executive Summary
A longitudinal evaluation of The After-School Corporation's (TASC) programs examining program quality, program effects on participating students, and which program practices were associated with student success
Tout Kathryn, Brooks Jennifer, Zaslow Martha, Redd Zakia, Moore Kristin Anderson, McGarvey Ayelish, McGroder Sharon M., Gennetian Lisa A., Morris Pamela A., Ross Christine, Beecroft Erik, 2004
Reports & Papers
A compilation of findings from the Project on State-Level Child Outcome, a longitudinal evaluation of how welfare programs in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota impacted participating children and adults
Tout Kathryn, Brooks Jennifer, Zaslow Martha, Redd Zakia, Moore Kristin Anderson, McGarvey Ayelish, McGroder Sharon M., Gennetian Lisa A., Morris Pamela A., Ross Christine, 2004
Executive Summary
The executive summary of a report evaluating the impact of pilot welfare reform programs on children and families in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota.
Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Policy Studies Associates, 2003
Other
An overview of a study of the influence of after school elementary and middle school programs on developmental and educational outcomes of children who are at high risk of school failure, detailing best practices and examining whether youths…
Tolman Joel, Pittman Karen, Yohalem Nicole, Thomases Jean, Trammel Ming, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the collaboration, coordination and networking of after-school programming between organizations and community stakeholders
Welsh Megan, Russell Christina A., Williams Imeh J., Reisner Elizabeth R., White Richard N., 31 October, 2002
Reports & Papers
A study of academic outcomes and attendance records of students participating in the after school programming of The After-School Corporation (TASC) in New York City schools, and a comparison of their outcomes with those of their non-participating…