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Afterschool Program Quality and Student Outcomes: Reflections on Positive Key Findings on Learning and Development From Recent Research

This issue brief provides a summary of the increasingly robust research base on key characteristics of high quality programs and the resulting child outcomes. It also refers to the many valid and reliable measures that exist to examine program effectiveness, including the California Afterschool Outcome Measures Project. It provides implications for policy around program quality and outcomes.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Systems Building
Quality Improvement
Program Design and Management
Collaborative Communications
Deborah Lowe Vandell
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7 pages
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