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The Coalition for Community Schools' nine-week blog series explores on how community school initiatives are supporting and strengthening innovations in expanded ...
Established by community activists, Young Achievers focuses on teaching science and math to students of color in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston. Young ...
The Des Moines Public School District has started to experiment with the calendar in order to provide an innovative classroom experience for children.
The afterschool field is coming of age, and that is a good thing.
Sayre High School in Pennsylvania is an example of how community partners, particularly university staff, students, and faculty, can support teachers and school ...
Community schools in Tulsa are working with their partners to continue to provide expanded learning opportunities to students enrolled in year-round schools, even ...
Programs in the before-school hours at Roosevelt Elementary Community School give youth a head start on the day.
Momentum for evidence-based policies appears to be reaching new heights, which brings both good news and challenges for advocates, practitioners and policymakers.
All youth in Ogden, Utah have plenty of expanded learning opportunities to choose from this summer - here are some of the ways youth can stay engaged on their summer ...
On June 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education hosted a discussion about how students are working to effect change in their school districts by making their ...
Few adults could imagine kids wanting to go to school on the weekends but at select community schools in Hartford, students and families are doing just that.
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In the past three years, school and community leaders have worked strategically to grow afterschool programming in 11 of New Haven’s schools, resulting in ...
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An overview of actions by state legislators for afterschool and summer learning in summer 2013.
To maintain a continuity of support for students, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) have opened their school buildings to families, communities, and partners, even when ...
Boston Mayor's Youth Council
The Boston Mayor's Youth Council has created a lot of awesome projects that are making a difference in the lives of youth in Boston, Massachusetts. 
One Stone
One Stone is doing great things for communities in Idaho. Check out their story!
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What the "fiscal cliff" and compromises will mean for children, youth and families.
Karen Pittman
Youth development expert Karen Pittman says we increasingly hear talk these days about youth engagement, but it remains underused in many others.
Three video highlights from former White House advisor Melody Barnes' speech on opportunity youth at the 2013 Ready by 21 National Conference.