National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning
A Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs

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This resource addresses the topic: Management.

How Afterschool Programs Can Most Effectively Promote Positive Youth Development as a Support to Academic Achievement: A Report Commissioned by the Boston After-School for All Partnership
Georgia Hall, Nicole Yohalem, Joel Tolman, and Alicia Wilson
In this publication, the researchers report ways in which quality afterschool programs can help young people succeed both academically and developmentally. The resource presents a review of learning theories, explains the features and rationale of the positive youth development approach, provides examples of local and national programs utilizing positive strategies, articulates the challenges Boston faces, and offers recommendations for both short-term and long-term actions and policy activities. (95 pages)
© 2003
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National Institute on Out-of-School Time
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