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Hours of Opportunity: Lessons from Five Cities on Building Systems to Improve After-School, Summer, and Other Out-of-School Time Programs

This report focuses on the four components of system building that the most current evidence and experience suggest are essential: strong leadership, coordination, effective use of data, and a comprehensive approach to quality.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Capacity building
City/state systems work
Quality Improvement
Child and youth outcomes
Continuous quality improvement
Publisher: 
The Wallace Foundation
Author: 
Susan J. Bodilly, Jennifer Sloan McCombs et al
Resource Type: 
Length: 
36 pages
Publication Date: 
2010