Evaluations Backgrounder: A Summary of Formal Evaluations of Afterschool Programs’ Impact on Academics, Behavior, Safety and Family Life

This updated issue brief provides a summary of key evaluations on the impact of after school programs. It focuses on academic outcomes, school attendance, student behavior, and parental concerns about student safety. For ease of use, so system builders and grant writers can easily access information, the evaluation findings of individual studies are summarized both in a narrative report and in a summary chart, divided thematically into academic outcomes and behavioral outcomes of evaluations from 2000-2014.

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