National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library

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

Building Citywide Systems for Quality: A Guide and Case Studies for Afterschool Leaders

This three-volume report explores city efforts to build systems to improve the quality and accessibility of after-school, summer, and other out-of-school time programs. Vol 1 - Lessons from Five Cities - evaluates the experiences across the cities that undertook major system-building projects. Volume II - The Power of Data - examines the adoption of management information systems by OST efforts in 8 cities. Vol III - Profiles of Five Cities - looks at each case study in detail.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Capacity building
City/state systems work
Quality Improvement
The Forum for Youth Investment, The Wallace Foundation
Nicole Yohalem, Elizabeth Devaney, Charles Smith, Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom
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112 pages
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