The Evidence Base for Afterschool and Summer
This updated research brief provides a summary of key evaluations on the impact of afterschool programs during the pandemic. This summary can be a helpful resource for programs building the case for accessing stimulus funding as it refers to impact of afterschool on academic growth and engagement in learning; benefits of summer learning, fostering key foundational skills and boosting students’ well-being; and setting youth up to thrive post high school. See also: https://childcareta.acf.hhs.gov/ncase-resource-library/evaluations-backgrounder-summary-formal-evaluations-afterschool-programs-0 This resource supports the COVID-19 response.
Supportive Learning Environment
Tools, Standards, Evaluation
Child and youth outcomes
Program Design and Management