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Afterschool Alliance
Have you had great successes in afterschool programs in your community?  Do you want to share your successes to help others develop sound programs? Want a chance ...
STEM
Many suggest the need to engage kids in positive afterschool programs and develop their successful futures as leaders in the classroom and beyond.  But ...
Tom Akiva
Tom Akiva of the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, a fellow project of the Forum for Youth Investment, has been honored with the America Educational ...
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Youth development expert Karen Pittman discusses expanded learning as it gains new traction all over the country.
Opportunity Nation
SparkAction's Tara James attended the Opportunity Nation Summit in New York, and she kept us posted via live blogging as the event went on. Here are her responses ...
POV infographic
A new survey of superintendents shows overwhelming support for out of school time for student success.  A colorful, clear infographic shares the results.
BENSON
Peter Benson, president of Search Institute, passed away on October 2. He was 65. Benson, one of the world’s leading authorities on positive human development, ...
There's a lot moving in federal education policy. First Focus' VP for Education Policy looks at what's happening and what needs to happen to make sure ...
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Providence's citywide after-school effort, known as the AfterZone, produced educational benefits for students who attended the programs — including improved ...