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Creating Holistic Partnerships Between School and Afterschool

This article explores the challenges and potential of school-afterschool partnerships. Based on interviews with school administrators, afterschool leaders, and front-line staff in three schools, the findings reveal both disconnections and opportunities for fuller communication and collaboration. This article would be helpful to OST system builders as well as practitioners/programs looking to enhance their relationships with schools.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
School & Community Partnerships
Resource and data sharing
System-level strategies
Quality Improvement
Program Design and Management
Publisher: 
Afterschool Matters Journal
Author: 
Kenneth Anthony and Joseph Morra
Resource Type: 
Length: 
10 pages
Publication Date: 
2016