National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Better Together: Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool (A Conference Report)

This report summarizes a survey of the coordination work in large US cities. It found that the majority are coordinating some aspect of afterschool systems. The survey identifies that less than 1/4 have adopted all three of the key strategies identified by experts: a data system, citywide quality improvement standards, and a coordinating entity.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Capacity building
City/state systems work
Quality Improvement
Publisher: 
The Wallace Foundation
Author: 
H.J. Cummins
Resource Type: 
Length: 
32 pages
Publication Date: 
2013